Fine Art

  • # 33562

    BRACK, John (1920-1999)

    Standing Nude, 1980

    Conte on paper, 73 x 52 cm, signed and dated lower right ‘John Brack 1980’, framed. Widely considered to be one of Australia’s great intellectual painters of the twentieth century, John Brack completed a number of critically acclaimed series of the female nude, which ‘remained his touchstone with one of the great traditions of art, a testing …

  • # 33797

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    Dinna

    Created circa 2015. Sugarlift etching, 195 x 146 mm (plate line), signed and titled below image, probably printed in an edition of 20 copies, this copy is an A/P. Fine example, framed in white timber.  

  • # 33796

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    The Chase

    Created circa 2015. Etching, 198 x 148 mm (plate line), signed and titled below image, printed in an edition of 20 copies, this copy is an A/P. Fine example, framed in white timber. Proof impression of an etching created for inclusion in the rare limited edition book Owlswood. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 1999 – 2011 (Melbourne …

  • # 33798

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    Owl

    Created circa 2015. Sugarlift etching, 197 x 146 mm (plate line), signed and titled below image, probably printed in an edition of 20 copies, this copy is an A/P. Fine example, framed in white timber.  

  • # 33795

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    Windy day

    Created circa 2015. Sugarlift etching, 198 x 145 mm (plate line), signed and titled below image, printed in an edition of 20 copies, this copy is an A/P. Fine example, framed in white timber. Proof impression of an etching created for inclusion in the rare limited edition book Hidden Lake. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 2011 – …

  • # 33794

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    The Jump

    Created circa 2015. Sugarlift etching, 195 x 145 mm (plate line), signed and titled below image, printed in an edition of 20 copies, this copy is an A/P. Fine example, framed in white timber. Proof impression of an etching created for inclusion in the rare limited edition book Hidden Lake. John Olsen’s studio, NSW, 2011 …

  • # 33613

    HENSON, Bill (1955- )

    Bill Henson : Photographs. May 3rd – 18th 1984. Cockatoo Gallery, 11 Tamar Street, Launceston….

    Offset-printed poster, 635 x 460 mm; unmounted; in very good condition, with a few minor surface marks on the lower section; verso with old tape marks at corners. This poster for Henson’s 1984 exhibition at Launceston’s Cockatoo Gallery dates from late in the first decade of the revered photographer’s long and successful career (his first …

  • # 33664

    STEWART & CO.

    [MELBOURNE] Signed studio portrait of Miss Fanny Oswin, member of the family of Kew pioneer William Oswin of Kilby Farm, Glass Creek. Circa 1875.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 103 x 63 mm (mount); verso imprinted in gold ‘Stewart & Co., 217 Bourke Street East, Melbourne’, and inscribed by the sitter in ink ‘Mrs. Creber, with Fanny Oswin’s love’; the print has some mottling in the negative and a couple of tiny marks, but is otherwise in …

  • # 32890

    WARHOL, Andy (1928-1987)

    Tomato Soup (1968)

    New York : Factory Additions, 1968. Screenprint in colours, on smooth wove paper, 813 x 476 mm (image), 891 x 588 mm (sheet), signed in black ballpoint pen on the reverse, stamp-numbered 33/250 (there were also 26 artist’s proofs lettered A-Z), from the series Campbell’s Soup I. Complete and untrimmed, the full sheet, printed surface in …

  • # 33446

    KRUGER, Johann Friedrich Carl (Fred), (1831-1888); [PERKINS, Horace]

    Album of the kings &​ queens of Victoria

    [Melbourne : compiled and published by H. Perkins & Co., The Gift Depot, c.1880]. Duodecimo, blue papered boards with gilt stamped lettering and ornament, cloth spine, containing folding concertina of [12] panels with lithographic illustrations after Kruger’s photographic portraits of surviving leaders of Aboriginal tribes of Victoria, originally taken at various times between around 1866 …

  • # 33444

    Compiler unidentified.

    “Photographs of Australia, New Guinea & New Britain. Through army eyes” : an album compiled by a member of 3rd Australian Division Concert Party, 1942-1945.

    Photograph album. Oblong quarto, 250 x 340 mm, quarter cloth over papered boards decorated and lettered by hand (scattered stains, splits to cloth spine), the front pastedown with a rare concert programme from the Gracie Fields Show at Wewak on 21 August 1945, signed by the famous English entertainer herself; the album contains approximately 300 …

  • # 32962

    HEPPLEWHITE, George (1727 – 21 June 1786), after

    A rare pair of antique English Hepplewhite mahogany bookcases

    A rare pair of antique English Hepplewhite mahogany bookcases, circa 1780, each measuring 198cm high, 57cm wide, 36cm deep, of unusual slim proportions with flame mahogany drawer fronts, cockbeading and astragal glazed doors with adjustable shelving. Provenance : Windsor Antiques, Melbourne, with original purchase receipt dated 1963  

  • # 21950

    ELMS & SELLON

    The Standish “No Brake” life size doll

    New York : Elms & Sellon, circa 1910. Sheet of cloth, 715 x 855, printed with the image of a doll in the form of a girl, with two smaller dolls, for cutting, stuffing and sewing to make a play doll, instructions printed in English, German, French and Spanish, old folds, a very good example. …

  • # 33356

    PRESTON, Margaret (1875 - 1963)

    Beyond Broken Hill, N.S.W., 1949

    Colour monotype, 28.5 x 32.5 cm (image); 42.0 x 38.0 cm (sheet), signed below image lower right ‘Margaret Preston’, inscribed with title below image lower left ‘Beyond Broken Hill NSW, monotype’. ‘During the 1940s Preston experimented widely in printmaking techniques. In 1932 she began to use the rough side of Masonite as a printing surface, and in 1946 …

  • # 33366

    WINTER, Alfred (1837-1911)

    Twin portraits of Trugernanner (Truganini), circa 1872.

    Albumen print photograph, carte de visite format, 63 x 105 mm (mount); recto imprinted at right margin ‘Alfred Winter / Hobart Town’; verso blank; the print has lost some contrast but is otherwise in good condition; the mount has a nick at the bottom right corner. In the 1870s Hobart photographer Alfred Winter printed and …

  • # 33349

    W. J. NORWOOD (BATHURST) (publisher); BEAVIS BROS. (photographer)

    [LEPORELLO] Album of Bathurst views

    Bathurst, NSW : W. J. Norwood, Stationers Hall, William Street (but printed in Germany), [circa 1886]. Leporello album. Octavo, original cloth backed pictorial boards gilt (upper boards lightly marked at top edge), lower board stamped in gilt ‘The views published in this book are reproductions from photographs taken by Beavis Bros., Royal Studios, Bathurst’; containing …