Original Works

  • # 15753

HEXAGON PRODUCTIONS PTY. LTD.

Painted canvas backdrop used in the 1976 Australian film Eliza Fraser, depicting Aborigines attacking a shipwreck survivor

    # 15753

    HEXAGON PRODUCTIONS PTY. LTD.

    Painted canvas backdrop used in the 1976 Australian film Eliza Fraser, depicting Aborigines attacking a shipwreck survivor

    [Melbourne : Hexagon Productions Pty. Ltd., 1976]. Painted canvas, 180 x 200 cm; old folds and surface wear. The large budget 1976 Australian film Eliza Fraser was directed by Tim Burstall and starred Susannah York, Trevor Howard and Noel Ferrier. The screenplay was written by David Williamson, and it was filmed in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. …

  • # 15401

WOOD, Rex (1906-1970)

Portrait of a young woman

    # 15401

    WOOD, Rex (1906-1970)

    Portrait of a young woman

    [Adelaide : probably between 1930 and 1935]. Watercolour and gouache on paper, sheet 280 x 190 mm, signed lower right ‘Rex Wood’; laid down on original board mount, removed from a frame at some point; in very good condition. Rex Wood was born in Laura, in the Mid North of South Australia in 1906, and …

  • # 15397

YORKE, Philip

[EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED BOOK] The royal tribes of Wales

    # 15397

    YORKE, Philip

    [EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED BOOK] The royal tribes of Wales

    Wrexham : John Painter, 1799. First edition. Quarto, full calf by J. Gill of Penhryn, elaborately tooled in blind and gilt, contrasting morocco title label, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate for John Hughes (1810-1871) to front pastedown, pp 192, the twelve engraved plates replaced by twelve magnificent original paintings heightened with gold of the royal arms …

  • # 15359

ROWAN, Alexander

[KANGAROO] “How are you? And how’s your cough? I’ve just arrived.”

    # 15359

    ROWAN, Alexander

    [KANGAROO] “How are you? And how’s your cough? I’ve just arrived.”

    [Title from artist’s caption]. Unpublished pen and ink sketch on laid paper watermarked Joynson, 180 x 115 mm, artist’s caption beneath image, verso inscribed ‘Bertha as she appeared, by Alexander Rowan. London, August 1861’; fine. Alexander Rowan was a minor British artist who is known to have exhibited between 1852 and 1859, during which time …

  • # 15722

Maker unknown.

Painted mother of pearl shell depicting a view of Shamian Island, Canton, showing the trading factories on the Pearl River prior to destruction by fire in 1856

    # 15722

    Maker unknown.

    Painted mother of pearl shell depicting a view of Shamian Island, Canton, showing the trading factories on the Pearl River prior to destruction by fire in 1856

    [Canton : s.n., c.1850]. Pigments on nacre, 170 x 180 mm (irregular); scattered loss of pigment, but essentially a well preserved example; accompanied by a carved rosewood base. This finely detailed original work, made for the Chinese export market by a Cantonese artisan, is of significant historical interest as it depicts, at upper left, a section of …

  • [SCULPTURE] ‘Sea Angel’
CARTWRIGHT, Michael (Melbourne, 1959 - )
# 14942

    # 14942

    CARTWRIGHT, Michael (Melbourne, 1959 - )

    [SCULPTURE] ‘Sea Angel’

    1996. Bronze, 310 x 170 x 115 mm, artist's proof, edition of 9. Exhibited: Ian Rogers Fine Art, Melbourne, 1997. The recent works of Shona Nunan and Michael Cartwright. 'Sea Angel' is item number 8 in the exhibition catalogue, a copy of which accompanies the sculpture. Australian artist Michael Cartwright, together with his partner, sculptor Shona …

  • [CHINESE PRINTING] Printing block for paper money with an original value of 100 wen
[KHUBILAI KHAN, Emperor Chih-yüan]
# 14211

    # 14211

    [KHUBILAI KHAN, Emperor Chih-yüan]

    [CHINESE PRINTING] Printing block for paper money with an original value of 100 wen

    China, Yüan dynasty, reign of Khubilai Khan, circa 1287 C.E.. Stone, 210 x 135 x 22 mm, top edges bevelled (three sections skilfully rejoined); housed in a custom made cloth box lined with lambswool. An extraordinary item of early printing history that pre-dates by a century the earliest known instance of printing in the West, …

  • Orleans and Isabelle
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
# 14832

    # 14832

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Orleans and Isabelle

    Watercolour on paper, 408 x 400 mm, signed lower left and inscribed 'to its creator…'.,  This watercolour was painted by Norman Lindsay for his close friend Hugh McCrae during one of their most intense periods of their artistic collaboration. The two first met in 1897 while working on The Bulletin and other periodicals, and Lindsay …

  • [MELBOURNE] Besses Banquet, Vienna Café, 20 July 1911.
[VIENNA CAFE]
# 14719

    # 14719

    [VIENNA CAFE]

    [MELBOURNE] Besses Banquet, Vienna Café, 20 July 1911.

    Pen and ink illustration and calligraphy with onlaid silver gelatin photograph, on thin card, 420 x 200 mm (sheet); a few light marks around the upper edges, otherwise fine condition. A significant piece of ephemera from one of Melbourne's most famous dining establishments of the 1890s and early 1900s, the Vienna Café, which occupied the …

  • [MELBOURNE] Original pencil drawings of Hampton and Middle Brighton, 1910
WINBORN, W.G.T.
# 14671

    # 14671

    WINBORN, W.G.T.

    [MELBOURNE] Original pencil drawings of Hampton and Middle Brighton, 1910

    Pencil on paper, recto of a leaf removed from a sketchbook, 200 x 250 mm; captioned by the artist, 'View of Hampton' and 'Off Mdl. Brighton', respectively; signed and dated at lower margin 'W.G.T. Winborn 26/12/10'; verso blank; mild foxing at lower left and a few small toning spots, otherwise in very good condition.  A pair …

  • Silhouette of Port Phillip squatter John Edgell of Mount Piper Station
Anon. [EDGELL, John, Trowbridge, Wiltshire 1813 - Sugarloaf Creek, Victoria, 1848]
# 14519

    # 14519

    Anon. [EDGELL, John, Trowbridge, Wiltshire 1813 - Sugarloaf Creek, Victoria, 1848]

    Silhouette of Port Phillip squatter John Edgell of Mount Piper Station

    [United Kingdom, 1841]. Silhouette of John Edgell. Watercolour and ink on paper, 265 x 165 mm, unsigned but dated in pencil lower left '24 April 1841'; [together with] Silhouette of Clara Edgell. Watercolour and ink on paper, 180 x 140 mm, unsigned; both portraits are mounted behind glass in later gilded plaster frames.  The 26,000 …

  • [Moonlight Bathers : Bondi Beach] 1967
BLACKMAN, Charles (1928 - )
# 14510

    # 14510

    BLACKMAN, Charles (1928 - )

    [Moonlight Bathers : Bondi Beach] 1967

    Conte on paper. 540 x 735 mm. Signed and dated lower left. Framed. A fine large format original Charles Blackman work on paper. In 1967 Blackman was living in Sydney where he created a number of works relating to Bondi Beach. A related work 'The blue waves triptych : Bondi Bathers' is held in the …

  • Aftermath of the explosion of the Mainz powder magazine, 18 November 1857 : three published sketches
Anon.
# 14331

    # 14331

    Anon.

    Aftermath of the explosion of the Mainz powder magazine, 18 November 1857 : three published sketches

    Three original sketches for wood engravings published in the Illustrated London News; charcoal and chalk on paper, on individual sheets, 185 x 270 mm; 158 x 240 mm; 160 x 245 mm; each sketch is captioned beneath the image but not signed; versos with descriptions by the artist of each scene; original fold lines; small …

  • School house & church, Mordialloc ... 1876
"Charles S. B."
# 14271

    # 14271

    "Charles S. B."

    School house & church, Mordialloc … 1876

    [Title from artist's inscription]. Pencil sketch on leaf of paper from a notebook, 93 x 133 mm (sheet), 60 x 100 (image); inscribed by the artist in ink below image 'School house & church, Mordialloc, from Nature, Chas. S. B. 1876'; heavily foxed. This sketch by an amateur artist depicts St. John's Anglican Church, the …

  • Untitled [Girl in a reading library]. Original watercolour by Georges Lepape
LEPAPE, Georges (1887-1971)
# 14135

    # 14135

    LEPAPE, Georges (1887-1971)

    Untitled [Girl in a reading library]. Original watercolour by Georges Lepape

    [France : circa 1925]. Watercolour on paper, 170 x 170 mm, signed in full by the artist at lower right; matted and framed.  An original untitled work by the great Art Déco commercial artist Georges Lepape.  Lepape was trained at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 1910 he began his long association with the haute …

  • Original fabric design by Sonia Delaunay for haute-couture textile supplier Robert Perrier
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)
# 13836

    # 13836

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    Original fabric design by Sonia Delaunay for haute-couture textile supplier Robert Perrier

    Circa 1942. Gouache on paper, 260 x 180 mm; numbered by the artist in pencil at upper right “167/2”; framed; accompanied by a copy of a typed document by Sonia Delaunay (circa 1972) recording her sale of a total of 1,244 gouache fabric designs to M. Robert Perrier, 26 rue Norvins, Paris, 75018, in 1942; …

  • Original fabric design by Sonia Delaunay for haute-couture textile supplier Robert Perrier
DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)
# 13834

    # 13834

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    Original fabric design by Sonia Delaunay for haute-couture textile supplier Robert Perrier

    Circa 1942. Gouache on paper, 205 x 260 mm; initialled by the artist in pencil at lower left “S.D.”; wet stamp of the Robert Perrier Sonia Delaunay collection on reverse; framed; accompanied by a copy of a typed document by Sonia Delaunay (circa 1972) recording her sale of a total of 1,244 gouache fabric designs …

  • Photograph of the Victorian Better Farming Train and associated dignitaries, 1924
[VICTORIA. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE] Photographer unknown.
# 14005

    # 14015

    GILFILLAN, John Gordon (1839-1875), attributed

    Five wood engravings of the first Lamb Hill homestead, Warrengate, Whanganui district, circa 1865

    1. Title: Lamb Hill [in the image] From the south west [manuscript]. Image 150 x 190 mm; sheet 175 x 225 mm; initialled in the image lower right JGG. 2. Title: Lambhill [in manuscript]. Artist’s proof of the above engraving. Image 130 x 180 mm; sheet 150 x 180 mm; uninitialled; verso with pen and ink sketch of two Whanganui settlers …

  • Steam Boat Wharf from Portico of Mac[k’s] Hotel Gelong [sic]
TURNER, Edward (1836 - 1913)
# 13075

    # 13075

    TURNER, Edward (1836-1913)

    Steam Boat Wharf from Portico of Mac[k’s] Hotel Gelong [sic]

    Pencil drawing and ink wash, 145 x 225 mm, titled in pencil lower right. This vignette, painted en grisaille from the carriage entrance to Mack's Hotel, Geelong, shows the outlook over Corio Bay. Various sailing ships are arriving and departing from the pier seen through the bluestone archway, while two well dressed visitors wait by a …

  • ‘Il neige’
BARBIER, George (1882-1932)
# 13743

    # 13743

    LARRY, Edward W., pseud.; [BARBIER, George, 1882-1932]

    ‘Il neige’

    Watercolour on paper, 314 x 230 mm, signed and dated lower left 'Edward W. Larry 1909', framed; in fine condition. George Barbier is regarded as one of the greatest French illustrators of the early twentieth century. His rich, flamboyant style was perfectly suited to theatre and ballet costume design and to haute couture fashion illustration. He …

  • Original gouache for the cover of Vogue Paris 1935
BRET-KOCH, Ray (1902 - 1996)
# 12837

    # 12837

    BRET-KOCH, Ray (1902-1996)

    Original gouache for the cover of Vogue Paris, 1935

    Original gouache on card, 340 x 260 mm, signed in the image lower left, a little marked at edges. A stunning modernist painting by noted French designer Ray Bret-Koch for the front cover of Vogue Paris. Bret-Koch is recognised as a commercial illustrator and designer as well as architect active in Paris in the mid …

  • Original cover art for ‘People of Shiva’ by Frances Letters
[LETTERS, Francis]
# 13851

    # 13851

    [LETTERS, Francis]

    Original cover art for ‘People of Shiva’ by Frances Letters

    Mixed media on Truline board, 350 x 272 mm (board), lettered, with crop marks. The original cover art for Letters' 'The people of Shiva' (Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1971), a critically acclaimed travel book of India. Born in Armidale in 1944, Letters was a journalist at the Sydney Morning Herald and other publications before …

  • ‘Golfeuse sous la pluie’
MARTY, André-Edouard (1882-1974)
# 13742

    # 13742

    MARTY, André-Edouard (1882-1974)

    ‘Golfeuse sous la pluie’

    Watercolour and ink on paper, 275 x 195 mm, signed and dated 1920 at lower left; matted; in fine condition. The French artist A.-E. Marty was a pioneer of the Art Déco style. Although principally a fashion illustrator whose work was published in such periodicals as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Vanity Fair, he also illustrated …

  • Untitled
LETI, Bruno
# 13703

    # 13703

    LETI, Bruno

    Untitled

    2015. Oil on two canvasses mounted together, 410 x 357 mm, framed. Signed on rear with date and title. From the Intonaco series which features in Leti’s 2016 publication ‘The Square and the Rectangle’. “The varied landscapes and horizons of this vast Australian continent, the structure of a ‘Morandian’ still life, and the architecture of …

  • Untitled 12
LETI, Bruno
# 13702

    # 13702

    LETI, Bruno

    Untitled 12

    2015. Oil on two canvasses mounted together, 410 x 357 mm, framed, artist’s signature at lower right. Signed on rear with date and title. From the Intonaco series which features in Leti’s 2016 publication ‘The Square and the Rectangle’. “The varied landscapes and horizons of this vast Australian continent, the structure of a ‘Morandian’ still …

  • Album of humorous pen and ink sketches
"R.T."
# 13660

    # 13660

    "R.T."

    Album of humorous pen and ink sketches

    [United Kingdom : “R.T.”, circa 1890]. Square octavo album, 180 x 155 mm, blind embossed green cloth boards lettered in gilt “Scrap Album”; front hinge split; recto of first leaf with pen and ink sketch bearing the owner-artist's initials “R.T.” on an artist's palette; containing [20] pen and ink sketches and one watercolour on the rectos …

  • Self portrait
BURNE, Harold (1899 - 1966)
# 13486

    # 13486

    BYRNE, Harold (1899 - 1966)

    Self portrait

    Oil on canvasboard (340 x 270 mm), signed in pencil verso, light crazing but the surface is stable.  Harold Byrne was a printmaker active in the 1930s – 1950s. He published a limited edition book of etched bookplates in 1936 and illustrated a book on the Russian ballet in 1937. This self-portrait probably dates to …

  • Self-portrait and portrait studies of Robert Jacks et al. dated 1976
NIXON, John (1949 - )
# 13516

    # 13516

    NIXON, John (1949 - )

    Self-portrait and portrait studies of Robert Jacks et al. dated 1976

    Manila envelope inscribed 'To Rob + Kerrie, our best friends in NY. John April 1976' containing four small texta portraits on notepaper of Robert Jacks, his first wife Kerrie, John Nixon and his partner. A charming small suite of original drawings from the artists' early careers in New York.  Provenance : the estate of the …

  • On the Barwon near Fryer’s [sic] Ford, Geelong
TURNER, Edward (1836 - 1913)
# 13073

    # 13073

    TURNER, Edward (1836-1913)

    On the Barwon near Fryer’s [sic] Ford, Geelong

    Pencil drawing on paper, 140 x 225 mm, titled in pencil lower centre, foxed.  Evidently a contemporary copy of the lithograph by S. T. Gill 'On the Barwon near Fyans Ford, Geelong', published in 1855 by James J. Blundell & Co. in 'The diggers and diggings of Victoria as they were in 1852'. Edward Turner …

  • [THEATRE] Pen and ink caricature of the great actor-manager Clarance Holt
HOLT, Clarance (Joseph Frederick HOLT), 1826-1903; MANNING, Frank, d.1899 (artist)
# 11550

    # 11550

    HOLT, Clarance (Joseph Frederick HOLT), 1826-1903; MANNING, Frank, d.1899 (artist)

    [THEATRE] Pen and ink caricature of the great actor-manager Clarance Holt

    [Probably between 1890 and 1895]. Pen and ink on paper, 180 x 75 mm, initialled lower right FM, contemporary inscription beneath Clarence [sic] Holt / F. Manning, written in the hand of actor Arthur Williams; in good condition, the paper with some toning, laid down on contemporary card mount with a cutting from a theatre magazine …

  • Sunset, Queenscliff
PERCEVAL, John (1923-2000)
# 11421

    # 11421

    PERCEVAL, John (1923-2000)

    Sunset, Queenscliff

    Pastel on paper, 260 x 360 mm, signed 'J.P. '90' lower left, framed. Inscribed with title and dimensions verso and catalogue number 263.  An attractive and colourful work on paper by the former Angry Penguin.

  • North African street scene
SWIFT, L.
# 11444

    # 11444

    SWIFT, L.

    North African street scene

    Circa 1920. Pastel on paper, 255 x 170 mm, signed in the image at lower left 'L. Swift', in original frame with framer's label of Parker, George Street, Sydney to verso; scattered pale foxing to the image; the frame with chipping to the plaster at corners, backing board loosened. A highly competent work by an …

  • Lauric Acid Butyl Ester
HIRST, Damien (1965 -)
# 11308

    # 11308

    HIRST, Damien (1965 -)

    Lauric Acid Butyl Ester

    Woodcut. Created 2012. Measures 242 x 276 mm (sheet), signed lower right, editioned out of 55 copies verso, presented floating in a white timber frame. Active in London's contemporary art scene since the 1980s, Damien Hirst shot to national prominence as part of the Young British Artists movement in the early 90s and international prominence …

  • Les Sports : five original gouache designs by Louis Gougeon
GOUGEON, Louis
# 11529

    # 11529

    GOUGEON, Louis

    Les Sports : six original gouache designs by Louis Gougeon

    [France : circa 1935]. A series of six individual designs, gouache on card, each 95 x 65 mm, each signed in the image Louis Gougeon, upper margins with the artist’s calligraphic series title Les Sports, lower margins with individual titles L’aquaplane; La course à pied; Le golf; Le tennis; Le ski; Le patinage; all are in fine …

  • # 11465

DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

[SONIA DELAUNAY] Trial design in gouache for the cover of Robes poèmes (Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969)

    # 11465

    DELAUNAY, Sonia (1885-1979)

    [SONIA DELAUNAY] Trial design in gouache for the cover of Robes poèmes (Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969)

    Gouache on artist’s board, dimensions 320 x 257 mm; verso with a second design (uncompleted); [together with] Sonia Delaunay. Robes poèmes. [Also titled]. Sonia Delaunay 27 tableaux vivants. Paris : Jacques Damase, 1969. Quarto (285 x 195 mm), blue cloth boards with design by Delaunay, in concertina format with 27 full page pochoir illustrations after original designs …

  • Au Billet Doux
Anon.
# 11390

    # 11390

    Anon.

    Au Billet Doux

    Circa 1930. Gouache on board, 340 x 250 mm, mounted on a later backing sheet; fine condition. Original design for a cabaret nightclub poster. 

  • Myself, Conant, and the girl who fell in love with him, and whom he ran away from.
LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)
# 10144

    # 10144

    LINDSAY, Norman (1879-1969)

    Myself, Conant, and the girl who fell in love with him, and whom he ran away from.

    Ink and wash on paper, 330 x 310 mm (image), signed lower right and titled lower centre, a few small spots else fine, framed.  A fine character study by Norman Lindsay of Hugh Conant, the 'Great Lover'. It illustrates a scene set in 1896, although the work was probably executed later. Lindsay's good friend and …

  • The Waiting Bus
[SMART, Jeffrey]
# 10706

    # 10706

    SMART, Jeffrey (1921 - 2013)

    The waiting bus

    Lithograph, 600 x 730 mm (image), 950 x 1050 mm (framed), titled lower centre, editioned out of 80 lower left, signed lower right. Created in 1986,  and published by the Victorian Print Workshop, this was Jeffrey Smart's first lithograph. Reference: McDonald, J. Jeffrey Smart Paintings of the '70s and '80s. Sydney : Craftsman House, 1990, p.161, …

  • Duchamp Marcel by Man Ray : photographies
[DUCHAMP, Marcel; MAN RAY]
# 11208

    # 11208

    [DUCHAMP, Marcel; MAN RAY]

    Duchamp Marcel by Man Ray : photographies

    Catalogue réalisé à l'occasion de l'exposition “Marcel Duchamp – Man Ray – New York / Pais – 1917 – 1937” – 50 photographies – Galerie Alain Paviot – Paris / Galerie Rudolf Kicken – Köln.   Paris & Cologne : Galerie Alain Paviot and Galerie Rudolf Kicken, 1992. Tin can (unopened, small dent to lower rim) …

  • The dancer
LINDSAY, Lionel
# 10990

    # 10992

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    The night heron

    Woodcut, 133 x 133 mm, signed lower left, editioned out of 100 lower right, framed

  • The night heron
LINDSAY, Lionel
# 10992

    # 10990

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    The dancer

    Woodcut, 155 x 113mm, signed in pencil lower left, editioned out of 100 lower right, framed. A fine woodcut of a brolga.

  • Hornbill
LINDSAY, Lionel
# 10987

    # 10987

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    Hornbill

    Woodcut, created 1931. 138 x 138 mm, signed lower left, editioned 100 lower right, framed. 

  • Boy riding a horse, circa 1944
PERCEVAL, John (1923-2000)
# 10628

    # 10628

    PERCEVAL, John (1923-2000)

    Boy riding a horse, circa 1944

    Pencil on paper, 490 x 600 mm, signed in the image by the artist, some mild creasing to the corners of the sheet; short closed tear at lower edge to left of signature; framed.

  • [INDIA] Sketchbook of scenes in Northwest Province and Kashmir, 1889-1900
MEIN, Frederick Blundell, Lt. Col. (1860-1903); MEIN, Mary "May" Longman (d. 1947)
# 10110

    # 10110

    MEIN, Frederick Blundell, Lt. Col. (1860-1903); MEIN, Mary "May" Longman (d. 1947)

    [INDIA] Sketchbook of scenes in Northwest Province and Kashmir, 1889-1900

    Oblong folio, contemporary half morocco over pebbled cloth boards, gilt (corners and edges rubbed), spine with raised bands, gilt, silk endpaper inscribed ‘Fred. B. Mein / May L. Mein / their sketches 1891-1900’ (the earliest sketch is actually dated April 1889), containing 60 watercolours (24 monochrome) and 5 pencil sketches, mounted on thick leaves, various …

  • The sacred grove
LINDSAY, Lionel
# 10044

    # 10044

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    The sacred grove

    Spirit aquatint, etching and burnishing, 187 x 242 mm, signed lower left, titled lower centre, numbered lower right. Pasted at margins to an old window mount, a little foxing to the title, four pin holes to corner margins. Created in 1921 in an edition of 40 copies.  A rare bacchanalian scene in an Australian landscape. 

  • Goat & rhododendron
LINDSAY, Lionel
# 10043

    # 10043

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    Goat & rhododendron

    Woodcut, 170 x 152 mm, old mount burn, signed lower left and inscribed 'For June', titled lower right and editioned out of 100 copies. Provenance: June Dyson, daughter of Edward Dyson (Lionel Lindsay's bother-in-law) and Dorothy Boyes, thence by descent.

  • Sussex St Forge
LINDSAY, Lionel
# 10042

    # 10042

    LINDSAY, Lionel

    Sussex St Forge

    Etching printed on 1824 Whatman paper, 96 x 130 mm, signed lower left, titled lower centre, inscribed lower right 'proof on 1824 Whatman paper'. Framed. 1st state. Created 1917.  Mendelssohn 155. 

  • A collection of pencil sketches by the artist Victor Cobb, 1917-1945
COBB, Victor Ernest (1876-1945)

# 9167

    # 9167

    COBB, Victor Ernest (1876-1945)

    A collection of pencil sketches by the artist Victor Cobb, 1917-1945

    Forty-four pencil sketches on paper, the majority being rural or architectural studies, on loose sheets of various sizes, including 12 on 8 sheets 220 x 280 mm, several initialled and dated 1917; 11 on 6 sheets 180 x 250 mm, several initialled and with dates ranging from 1929 to 1935; 17 on 14 sheets 150 …

  • “Treasure Trove”, found on fire and dismasted, by the Cape Mail ship “Celt”, off Sierra Leone, 1868
FLEMING, W.

# 8918

    # 8918

    FLEMING, W.

    “Treasure Trove”, found on fire and dismasted, by the Cape Mail ship “Celt”, off Sierra Leone, 1868

    Pen and ink and pencil on paper, sheet 200 x 320 mm, signed in ink at lower left W. Fleming, Passenger, and captioned in lower margin in the artist's hand: “Treasure Trove” (iron ship) derelict, found on fire & dismasted, by the Cape Mail sp. “Celt” Captain Baynton, outward bound 23 Sep 1868 Lat 9. …

  • Nambucca
MACQUEEN, Kenneth (1897 - 1960)

# 8911

    # 8911

    MACQUEEN, Kenneth (1897 - 1960)

    Nambucca

    Watercolour on paper, 300 x 475 mm, framed. This fine, large watercolour by the distinctive landscape artist Kenneth Macqueen employs his stylistic sweeping lines and fluid brushwork to depict a landscape pulsing with energy and movement. Set at Nambucca Heads in northern New South Wales, the winding coastal trees cast crawling shadows across the dunes …