SWAN HILL, 1956

The Gould Collection of Important Australian Art
Sydney
15 March 2017
48

DANILA VASSILIEFF

(1897 – 1958)
SWAN HILL, 1956

oil on canvas

58.0 x 70.0 cm

signed upper left: Vassilieff
inscribed with title on label verso: SWAN HILL
bears inscription verso: SR73

Estimate: 
$15,000 – 20,000
Sold for $51,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 47 - 15 March 2017, Sydney
Provenance

Sweeney Reed, Melbourne
Thence by descent
The Reed Family Collection, Victoria
Gould collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Forgotten Treasures, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 7 June – 17 July 1994
Moments of Mind: The Sweeney Reed Collection, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 25 January – 6 July 2003
Danila Vassilieff: Works from the Reed Family Collection, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 4 – 29 May 2005, and Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 8 June – 3 July 2005, cat. 6 (illus. in exhibition catalogue)
The Director’s Choice 2009, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 7 May – 13 June 2009, cat. 4 (illus. in exhibition catalogue)

Literature

Moore, F. St. J., Vassilieff and His Art, Macmillan, Melbourne, 2012, cat. 424, pp. 152 (illus.), 211