THE LOVERS (WALL RELIEF), 1961

Important Australian Fine Art + International Art
Melbourne
27 November 2019
60

CLIFFORD LAST

(1918 – 1991, British/Australian)
THE LOVERS (WALL RELIEF), 1961

carved limed pine

104.0 x 32.0 x 5.0 cm

signed with initial and dated verso: L 61
accompanied by three related study drawings
36.0 x 22.5 cm (1)
30.0 x 18.0 cm (2)
three signed; two dated

Estimate: 
$8,000 – 12,000 (4)
Sold for $20,740 (inc. BP) in Auction 59 - 27 November 2019, Melbourne
Provenance

Frigite Australia, Melbourne
Private collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above c.1970s

Exhibited

Clifford Last, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 1961
Centre Five, Heide Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne, 27 October – 9 December 1984
Clifford Last Sculpture: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 23 November 1989 – 29 January 1990, cat. 23

Literature

Edwards, G., Clifford Last Sculpture: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1989, cat. 23, p. 68