Australian and International Fine Art Auction
Monday 27th August, 6pm

Lot 51
Pro Hart (1928-2006) Australia
(Flowers)
Oil on board
26 x 13.5cm (sight)
70 x 54cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower left
Estimate $900 - $1,200

Lot 52 #
Owen Lade (1922- ) Australia
Lead Rundle Light # 1977
Oil on board
90.5 x 60.5cm (board)
106 x 76cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower centre, dated lower right '6-2-1977', inscribed title verso & Stock no FG1411
Exhibited Freeman Gallery, Hobart
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000

Lot 53
Owen Lade (1922- ) Australia
Joseph Moirs Shot Tower House Taroona
Watercolour
24 x 34cm (sight)
52 x 60cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right, titled verso
Exhibited Sidewalk Gallery (21)
Estimate $350 - $450

Lot 54
John Coburn (1925-2006) Australia
(Birds)
Print Ed 114/14
38.5 x 29cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed in pencil lower right, inscribed edition lower left
Estimate $300 - $400

Lot 55
Barbie Kjar (1957- ) Australia
Marise
1991
Etching AP
32 x 24.5cm (plate)
51 x 41cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right below plate
Estimate $300 - $400

Lot 56
Adam Rishe ( ) Australia
An Evening at the Mummoumia Palace 1982
Lithograph Ed 2/50
50 x 33cm (plate)
82 x 63cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed & dated lower right below plate, inscribed title lower centre
Estimate $250 - $300

Lot 57
Michael Kmit (1910-1981) Australian
(Figure Standing) 1953
Crayon on paper
46 x 35cm (sight)
63 x 52cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed & dated lower left in pen

Catalogue Details

Michael Kmit was born 1910 in Ukraine, arriving in Sydney in 1950, dying there in 1981. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow and taught painting in Lvov in Poland and Landeck in Austria, he also worked in Italy, Paris and Vienna, before arriving in Australia.
Kmit quickly found success in Australia, In the 1953 shows of the Sydney Group at David Jones, and exhibiting alongside prominent iconic Australian artists including Arthur Boyd, Russell Drysdale, James Gleeson Paul Haefliger and Justin O'Brien.
His work combining Byzantine iconography with peasant craft, soon brought him into prominence. He was awarded the Blake Prize 1953, Perth Prize 1954, the Critics' Prize for Contemporary Art 1955, the Darcy Morris Memorial Prize 1956 and the Sulman Prize 1957.
Kmit moved to the USA in 1958. When he returned to make Australia his permanent home in 1965.
Kmit’s works are represented in the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery University collections in Sydney and Brisbane, Mertz Collection, USA and many regional galleries. Kmit’s significant contribution to the Australian abstract movement was acknowledged by Australian art historians, with reproductions of his works appearing in books on contemporary Australian art.


Estimate $800 - $1,000

Lot 58
(Garden Landscape)
Watercolour
43 x 31cm (sight)
72 x 58cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Estimate $300 - $400

Lot 59
Dawn Oakford ( ) Australia
Ceramic Group
Ceramics
6 pieces
Condition Excellent
Artists label on base
Estimate $300 - $400

Lot 60
Tony Woods (1940-2017) Australia
Portrait Woman 1968
Oil on board
61 x 51cm (board)
71 x 61cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed & dated lower right
Inscribed verso 'No 18'
Exhibited Sadler Court Richmond 1968
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500

Lot 61
Max Angus (1914-2016) Australia
Landscape North Marion Bay 1994
Watercolour
41 x 57cm (image)
60 x 84cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower left, Label verso inscribed title & date
Estimate $300 - $500

Lot 62
Max Angus (1914-2016) Australia
From the Dunes Lake Pedder 1989
Watercolour
16 x 20cm (sight)
35 x 35cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right, Label verso inscribed title & date
Estimate $150 - $200

Lot 63
Henry B Rollings (1874-1938) Australia
(Portico)
Watercolour
30 x 18cm (Sight)
50 x 36cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed initials lower left
Estimate $200 - $250

Lot 64
Patricia Giles (1932- ) Australia
Spring Beach, Last Shack on the Left
Watercolour
50 x 40cm (sight)
77 x 63cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower left
Estimate $350 - $550

Lot 65
Patricia Giles (1932- ) Australia
Boat Yards Battery Point
Watercolour
43 x 53cm (sight)
70 x 80cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower left
Estimate $350 - $550

Lot 66
Patricia Giles (1932- ) Australia
Honeymoon Bay
Watercolour
53 x 42cm (sight)
78 x 64cm (fr)
Condition Good
Signed lower left
Estimate $350 - $550

Lot 67
Colonial
Portrait Dr W C B Eatwell
Pastel
23 x 17cm (sight)
35 x 30cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Inscribed title verso Dr William Coverdale Beatie Eatwell, Step Brother to John Coverdale (1814-1896) Last Commandant of Port Arthur 1874-1877; hence by descent
Estimate $300 - $400

Lot 68
Colonial
Dr W Eatwell House Jubilee
Watercolour, gouache
38 x 15cm (sight)
61 x 37cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Inscribed verso '98 Marina St Leonards near London/ Residence of Dr Wm Eatwell on occasion/ of H.M. Queen Victoria's Jubilee 1887' Dr William Coverdale Beatie Eatwell, Step Brother to John Coverdale (1814-1896) Last Commandant of Port Arthur 1874-1877; hence by descent
Estimate $150 - $200

Lot 69
Colonial
(View from Newlands, New Town Tasmania)
Watercolour
24 x 34cm (sight)
38 x 47cm (fr)
Condition Very Good
Miss Dougherty Estate, Mrs Ashton Jones's sister. Newlands was owned by Mr FM Innes 1860-1882, the Tower LHS constructed in 1845 visible , Mrs Ashton Jones said that the painting was done by Falkiner, probable Daniel Falkiner, a family friend and visitor after arriving from Ireland.
Estimate $350 - $550

Lot 70
John Eldershaw (1892-1973) Australia
Bridge
Watercolour
21 x 27cm (sight)
46 x 52cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right, inscribed verso 'Given to L Broinowski by John Eldershaw
Estimate $300 - $400

Lot 71
Charles Pettitt (1831-1885) Scotland
Ben - Vunue & Ellen's Isle, Loch Katherine Scotland 1878
Oil on linen
23 x 38cm (stretcher)
44 x 58cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed, titles, dated verso

Catalogue Details

Charles Pettitt (1831-1885) Born into the Birmingham family of artists, Charles Pettitt was a landscape painter who worked in oils and travelled extensively throughout the British Isles to paint his landscapes. He loved the mountains of the Lake District, Wales and Scotland. He exhibited at the Suffolk Street Galleries, London, the British Institution, and other provincial galleries. His work is held in York Art Gallery.


Estimate $800 - $1,200

Lot 72
J Asply Brunel
Westminster
Etching
15.5 x 20cm (plate)
38 x 40cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right below plate, inscribed title on plate lower left
Estimate $150 - $250

Lot 73
Margaret Hope (1848-1936) Australia
(Mt Wellington)
Oil on board
13 x 17.5cm (sight)
32 x 43cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right 'M.A.H'

Catalogue Details

Painter of native flora. Born Margaret Anderson Hope, Hobart. Painted and received commissions for flowers, particularly native flowers, berries and orchids. Produced an album ‘Wildflowers of Tasmania’ which is held at The Allport Library, Hobart. Also drew poisonous plants of Queensland which was published for the benefit of stockowners.
Selected Group Exhibitions 1887 First Annual Exhibition Fine Arts, Hobart.
Art Society of Tasmania 1892-02,07,13-18,28,32
Collections Allport Library & Museum of Fine Arts, Hobart


Estimate $150 - $200

Lot 74
Stanislaw (Stacha) Halpen (1919-1969) Australia
Abstract Painting 1963
Oil on board
50 x 77cm (board)
54 x 81cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Signed & dated lower left, Powell Street Gallery & artists label verso
Exhibited Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne Retrospective 1971
Estimate $4,000 - $6,000

Lot 75
Leonard Crawford (1920-1996) Australia
Armour Template 1970
Oil, mixed media on board
76.5 x 56cm (board)
79.5 x 59cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Title & artists label verso
Exhibited Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne Retrospective 1972
Estimate $4,000 - $6,000