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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.
Annotation reads "Etched by Lionel Lindsay from the painting by Sid Long." Ref: Mendelssohn #170. Held in NGA.

102 Attrib. William Lister Lister Australian 1859-1943
[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.
These 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 to edges.

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 to margins.
Louis 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.
Held in NGA.

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 foxing overall.
Macqueen 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 image.
Held in NGA.

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.
Frank 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 the Kangaroo.

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.
Stamp 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.
Stamp 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.
London-born 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 overall.
A 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 by descent.

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.
Held in NGV.

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 to margins.
Provenance: 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, minor foxing.
Provenance: artist's estate.

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.
Caption 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.

The nine 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

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