Fine Art

  • # 29986

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917 - 1992)

    Landscape – Miner series (complete set)

    London : Marlborough Graphics, 1973. Complete set of eight screenprints, printed at Kelpra Studios, each measuring 760 x 760 mm (images), 820 x 820 mm (sheets), signed lower right and editioned lower left 57/70, titled in pencil verso. Light handling marks, fine condition, never framed and in storage for nearly fifty years. The screenprints are …

  • # 30224

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    A book of woodcuts

    Sydney : Art in Australia, 1922. Quarto, cloth covered boards, title inlay, all edges uncut, unpaginated, signed woodcut frontispiece printed from colour blocks, foreword by Lindsay with woodcut decoration, a further twenty original woodcuts tipped-in. The deluxe edition, limited to 35 copies, hand printed by Percy Green on Japanese vellum, the woodblocks hand printed by …

  • # 30386

    NOLAN, Sidney (1917 - 1992)

    Sonnet III

    Mixed media paper, 62 x 49.5 cm (image), 103 x 78 cm (frame). Signed lower right ‘Nolan’. Australian Galleries label verso, stock. no. 9046. Dated on the back of the frame 7th July 1967. In the mid 1960s, Sidney Nolan completed a number of works inspired by the 154 sonnets of William Shakespeare. Using synthetic polymer …

  • # 29969

    OLSEN, John (1928 - )

    Edge of the void

    Sydney : Port Jackson Press, 1975. Brown card folio measuring 825 x 625 mm, lettered title, signed by John Olsen with elaborate hand painted decoration across the upper wrapper, containing six original etchings, each signed and numbered, fine condition. Printed in an edition of fifty sets plus ten artists proofs by Max Miller at the …

  • # 29957

    KINGSTON, Peter (1943 - )

    Brett etches Arthur

    Etching, printed in black ink on white wove paper, 19.9 x 21.4 cm (platemark), inscribed in pencil lower left ‘2nd state 4/50’, titled centre, signed lower right and dated ’72. Framed. ‘In 1975, Kingston had been a guest of Arthur and Yvonne Boyd, along with the Whiteley family, at Riversdale on the Shoalhaven River. When …

  • # 29930

    EMANUEL, Frank Lewis (1865 - 1948)

    Sidney Long, Pres. Australian Soc. of Painter-Etchers

    Etching on japan vellum, 152 x 90 mm (plate line); 265 x 170 mm (paper), titled lower centre, initialled lower right, lightly creased, a very good example. An intimate portrait of Sydney Long etched by his teacher Frank Emanuel. Long took up etching in his late forties, this rare print is inscribed by Emanuel with …

  • # 30490

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a standing nude with Chinese screen

    Lithograph, 390 x 278 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 660 x 530 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 30489

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude with rug

    Lithograph, 415 x 298 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 540 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 30488

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a reclining nude

    Lithograph, 455 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 540 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 30487

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude with hair in a bun

    Lithograph, 410 x 290 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 520 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 30486

    BRACK, John

    An original lithograph of a seated nude with cushions and rug

    Lithograph, 420 x 300 mm (plate line), fine condition, in black timber frame, measuring 680 x 540 mm. Printed in an edition of 200 copies. Unsigned and unnumbered as issued. An original lithograph intended for the publication John Brack nudes. Fifteen original lithographs. (Melbourne: Lyre Bird Press, 1982), this example from unbound sheets sourced from the …

  • # 30096

    "J M"

    St. John’s Canberra

    Linocut, 130 x 105 mm (image), 146 x 113 mm (sheet), captioned and initialled in pencil by the artist at lower margin ‘St. John’s Canberra / J M’; in very good condition, archivally matted; with a loosely preserved fully contemporary typed note, 150 x 120 mm, containing what is clearly an eyewitness account of a visit …

  • # 29005

    LINDSAY, Lionel (1874 - 1961)

    Greetings from Australia

    Circa 1910. A rare complete set of six Lionel Lindsay illustrated postcards bearing Christmas greetings from Australia, each signed in the image, featuring an array of Australian marsupials and locals in comical mishaps. Fine condition, slight corner wear, postally unused, no inscriptions. Very rare.

  • # 30357

    CONDER, Charles (1868-1909)

    The Maypole

    Lithograph. circa 1905. Measures 290 x 388mm (paper), printed in black, signed in the image (in reverse). Framed. The Maypole (also known as The Spirit of May) was first exhibited at the Society of Twelve exhibition in London in 1905. It is one of a group of 33 lithographs Conder made in London between 1899 – …

  • # 30168

    BIGOT, Georges Ferdinand (1860-1927)

    Croquis Japonais par G. Bigot. 1886. Tokio. [Bound with] Le Jour de l’an au Japon.

    [Tokyo : The artist, 1886]. Two volumes in one, large folio (480 x 330 mm) (as issued), slightly later half burgundy crushed morocco over marbled papered boards ruled in gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, pastedown with bookplate of Grolier Club Library with its ‘WITHDRAWN’ stamp, marbled endpapers, original Japanese textured grey paper …

  • # 30280

    LONDON STEREOSCOPIC & PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPANY

    [GOLD RUSH] Case of Australian gold and gold-washing apparatus at the London International Exhibition of 1862.

    Stereoscopic albumen print photograph, each individual image 75 x 75 mm (arched format), original yellow mount 834 x 174 mm, recto of mount with printed caption ‘The International Exhibition of 1862 ; No. 144.- Case of Australian gold, and gold washing apparatus’, and photographer’s imprint ‘London Stereoscopic and Photographic Company’; verso blank; both albumen prints are …