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posted 31 August 2017

The Sydney Morning Herald, Linda Morris, 31st August 2017A bucolic scene of rural Victoria by Eugene von Guerard​ has reached one of the highest auction prices for the colonial artist, selling for a smidge under $2million, twice its conservative market value.VIEW FULL ARTICLE

posted 31 August 2017

The Australian, Emily Ritchie and Matthew Westwood, 31st August 2017Sentiment might be cooling in Sydney’s housing market but the art market remains buoyant with significant paintings in the collection of late media mogul James Fairfax fetching well above expectations at auction last night.The Cell Block Theatre at Sydney’s National Art School was packed to the brim with art lovers and keen...

posted 31 August 2017

Business Insider Australia, Simon Thomsen, 31st August 2017The late James Fairfax delivered one final act of generosity last night, raising more than $10 million to help a range of children’s charities.The former John Fairfax Ltd chairman died in January this year, aged 83, having spent 71 of those years collecting art by some of Australia’s greatest painters.VIEW FULL ARTICLE

posted 26 August 2017

ABC News, Michaela Boland, 26th August 2017The late newspaper scion James Fairfax owed his fortune to the great publishing company founded by his great-great-grandfather, but his life's legacy is a lesson in fine art and public largesse.VIEW FULL ARTICLE

posted 9 August 2017

The Late James Fairfax AC left an extraordinary philanthropic legacy and a collection of some of the most important Australian artworks still left in private hands.In this video Geoffrey Edwards and Kirsty Grant introduce some of the highlights of this remarkable collection.VIEW AUCTION CATALOGUE