TWO WOMEN, 1955

The Gould Collection of Important Australian Art
Sydney
15 March 2017
46

DANILA VASSILIEFF

(1897 – 1958)
TWO WOMEN, 1955

oil on composition board

55.5 x 31.5 cm

signed lower left: Vassilieff
bears inscription verso: SR188

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000
Sold for $23,180 (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. 7 (illus. in exhibition catalogue)

Literature

Moore, F. St. J., Vassilieff and His Art, Macmillan, Melbourne, 2012, cat. 416, p. 211