101 Lionel Lindsay Australian 1874-1961
After Sydney Long Australian 1871-1955). Pastoral, 1918. Soft-ground
etching and aquatint, signed by Long and annotated by Lindsay
in plate lower left to right, signed by Long and Lindsay and
annotated "no. 41" in pencil in lower margin, 16.7
x 20.3cm. Slight foxing overall, repaired tear and slight stains
to upper and lower margins, old mount burn.
reads "Etched by Lionel Lindsay from the painting by Sid
Long." Ref: Mendelssohn #170. Held in NGA.
102 Attrib. William
Lister Lister Australian
[Seascapes], c1900. Pair of gouaches, 28.9 x 22.7cm and 33.1
x 38cm. One with scuffed edges, the other with foxing to upper
left and lower right portions, tears and missing portion to lower
edge, creases and pinholes.
images are consistent with other works by Lister Lister, which
were used as illustrations in magazines and other publications.
The pair $1,250
103 Vernon Lorrimer Australian 1888-1978
[Afternoon Drive], 1912. Gouache on board, signed and dated in
pencil lower right, 40.6 x 40.4cm. Crazing, soiling, paper remnants
104 Louis Kahan Austrian/Australian 1905-2002
Patrick White, 1975. Etching, editioned 15/40, titled signed
and dated in pencil in lower margin, 50 x 33.5cm. Slight foxing
Kahan had a long artistic career, commencing in Paris, where
he first worked for a renowned couturier. He designed costumes
and fashion for Josephine Baker, Collette and the Folies Bergere.
Kahan met many artists including Matisse, Dufy and Vlaminck.
He also worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines and journals.
When he moved to Melbourne in 1950 his talent for portraiture
was noted by Melbourne Herald art critic, Alan McCulloch. Kahan
made portraits of Australians and celebrities which included
Manning Clark, Arthur Boyd, Dame Joan Sutherland and Pavarotti.
He won the Archibald Prize in 1962 with a painting of Patrick
White. Ref: Wiki.
105 Mary Macqueen Australian 1912-1994
Crater Country II, 1962. Colour lithograph, editioned 21/45,
titled, signed and dated in pencil below image, 42.3 x 54.3cm.
Perforations to left and right margins, surface loss and rubbing
to margins, old mount burn.
106 Mary Macqueen Australian 1912-1994
Owl, 1967. Colour lithograph, annotated "A/P I", titled,
signed and dated in pencil below image, 44.3 x 24.6cm. Slight
learnt printmaking in Melbourne, specialising in lithography.
From 1945 she regularly exhibited her prints in Australia and
overseas, using animal life and landscape as her subjects. She
has won numerous prizes and her work is held in 24 Australian
institutions. Ref: DAAO; McCulloch's.
107 Mary Macqueen Australian 1912-1994
Hippo, 1967. Colour lithograph, editioned 3/15, signed and dated
in pencil on image lower left to right, 45.2 x 59.9cm. Stains
to upper corners not affecting image, creases to right edge of
108 Frank P. Mahony Australian 1862-1916
Show Cat, 1896. Watercolour on card, monogrammed in watercolour,
dated and titled in faint pencil below image, 40.5 x 24.5cm.
Pinholes, creases and slight foxing.
Prout Mahony was the first Australian-born artist whose work
was purchased by the Art Gallery of NSW. He was a well-known
illustrator during the latter part of the 19th century, providing
illustrations for The Bulletin and the first edition of Dot and
109 Frank P. Mahony Australian 1862-1916
[Rag Doll], c1900. Pencil drawing, posthumous studio stamp lower
left, 15.3 x 13.1cm. Minor creases and stains not affecting image.
reads "From the studio of Frank Prout Mahony. F.P.M."
110 Frank P. Mahony Australian 1862-1916
[Woman In Night Cap Sitting Near Bed], 1904. Pencil drawing,
dated "Jan., 23.04" in pencil with posthumous studio
stamp lower right, 31.2 x 18.3cm. Minor stains to edges.
reads "From the studio of Frank Prout Mahony. F.P.M."
111 Will Mahony Australian 1905-1989
[Seated Clown With Dog], c1940s. Ink and pencil sketch, 25.4
x 17.9cm. Tears and stains above image, creases overall.
cartoonist, illustrator and print maker Will Mahony was the son
of Australian artist Frank P. Mahony.
112 Will Mahony Australian 1905-1989
[Clown Playing Violin], c1940s. Watercolour with ink and crayon,
27 x 18.7cm.
113 Phil May British/Australian1864-1903
[Self-Portrait As Caricature], c1890. Painted plaster, signature
incised lower right, 33 x 27 x 11cm. Minor chips and paint loss
news clipping from The Bulletin, dated 7 February, 1984, is attached
verso and shows the plaque with added words "The Bulletin,
The National Australian News." The article suggests that
it is likely a self-portrait of Phil May, but "further identification
is difficult." A postcard depicting a self-portrait by May,
dated 1890 and captioned "That's me when I'm old",
which is held in the National Museum of Australia, clearly identifies
this plaster is an image of Phil May. Provenance: Will Mahony
114 Eileen Mayo Brit./Aust./NZ 1906-1994
Spring Morning, 1952. Colour lithograph, editioned 5/25 and signed
in pencil upper left to right, 42.5 x 32cm.
115 Phyllis McLachlan Australian 1905-1998
[Chinese Emperor], c1920s. Watercolour and ink, signed "Phil
McLachlan" in ink upper left, 36 x 30.7cm. Slight stains
artist's estate. Phyllis Laishley McLachlan, on leaving school
at the age of 16, studied with Thea Proctor, and at the Julian
Ashton School. She first showed her watercolours at a Society
of Women Painters' exhibition in Sydney in 1922, and held her
first one-woman show in 1924. McLachlan was best known for her
cover designs for The Home and Triad magazines. She married Sir
John Collins (1899-1989), a distinguished and lauded naval officer
and diplomat. In 1938 she designed costumes for the reenactment
of the First Fleet's arrival in Sydney Cove for the Australia
Day Sesquicentenary celebrations. Ref: SLNSW.
116 Phyllis McLachlan Australian 1905-1998
[Lady And Monkey With Mirror], 1923. Watercolour with ink and
gouache, signed "Phil McLachlan" and dated in ink lower
right, 33.4 x 25.4cm. Slight stains and paper loss to margins,
117 Hal Missingham Australian 1906-1994
Field-Marshal Sir William Slim, 1953. Ink drawing, captioned,
dated "13/10/53" and signed above and below image,
20.8 x 10.1cm. Slight paper loss to image lower centre, stains
to corners and image centre left.
continues "delivers the address at the Commemoration of
Benefactors. University [of Sydney]."
118 Hal Missingham Australian 1906-1994
Hunter's Hill Commuter, c1950s. Ink drawing, titled and signed
upper and lower right, 24.2 x 18.4cm. Stains to corners and upper
edge, slight foxing overall.
119 Hal Missingham Australian 1906-1994
[Tree Stump With Machinery], 1953. Watercolour with ink, initialled,
signed and dated in ink lower right, 32 x 23cm. Repaired tears
upper right and lower left, stains and paper loss to edges. Framed.
120 George Molnar Hungarian/Australian 1910-1998
[The Nine Muses], c1970s. Group of nine ink and wash drawings,
each captioned with the name of a muse, 20 x 24cm (approx. each).
Minor creases and crinkles to edges, some with correctional overlays.
muses are Calliope (epic poetry), Clio (history), Euterpe (flutes
and lyric poetry), Thalia (comedy and pastoral poetry), Melpomene
(tragedy), Terpsichore (dance), Erato (love poetry), Polyhymnia
(sacred poetry), and Urania (astronomy).
The group $1,250