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121 E.L. Montefiore Australian 1820-1894
Ivanhoe Park, Corso, Manly, 1874. Pencil drawing with watercolour, captioned and dated "4/Oct./74" lower left to right, 11.8 x 20cm.
Discolouration, stains, missing portions to edges not affecting image.
$1,850

122 E.L. Montefiore Australian 1820-1894
To The Fairy Bower [Manly, NSW], 1877. Pencil drawing with white highlight and wash, panorama in two parts, captioned centre right, initialled and dated "11/8/77" lower right, 12.4 x 29.4cm. Slight creases to joined edges, soiling to image upper centre and lower right, minor foxing. Laid down on acid-free paper.
From a sketchbook with two different types of paper joined together. Montefiore was an important figure in the development of art appreciation in 19th century Australia. He helped to finance the establishment of the Art Gallery of NSW and the National Gallery of Victoria.
$1,650

123 Lewis Morley British/Australian 1925-2013
[Four Fingers Of Fate], c1970. Oil on card with silver gelatin collage, oil sketch of a landscape verso, 50.7 x 40.6cm. Paper remnants to edges, surface and paint loss verso.
Provenance: artist's estate.
$2,850

124 Eirene Mort Australian 1879-1977
Government House, Windsor, c1916. Etching, titled, annotated "no. 17" and signed in pencil in lower margin, 12.7 x 19.9cm. Repaired tear to lower left edge of margin, minor stains and surface loss to
image upper right, pinholes to margins, old mount burn.
The National Library of Australia holds a sketch which was most likely used for this etching. After studying a number of art and craftwork disciplines in London, Eirene Mort returned to Australia and produced many etchings, using historical and rural subjects. In 1914 she taught the etching process to Sydney Ure Smith. Ref: ADB.
$990

125 Geoffrey Myers
Church Point [Boatshed, Pittwater, NSW], 1945. Watercolour, titled, dated "10.11.45" and signed lower left to right, 26.7 x 36.7cm. Slight tears to right edge.
$880

126 Sidney Nolan Australian 1917-1992
[Study For "Kelly Series"], 1947. Carbon drawing, dated "Sept. '47" and initialled twice lower centre, 25.4 x 25.3cm. Slight stains and creases. Framed.
Nolan's paintings on the theme of the bushranger Ned Kelly are considered to be one of the greatest series of Australian painting of the 20th century. The series was created during 1946-47 while Nolan was living with Sunday and her husband John Reed at their homestead in Heidelberg, Victoria. Ref: NGA.
$4,400

127 Frank Norton Australian 1916-1983
Engine Room, HMAS "Stuart". Study For Painting, 1939. Pencil drawing, signed and dated lower right, titled below image, 21 x 25cm. Slight foxing and soiling to image.
$1,650

128 Frank Norton Australian 1916-1983
SS "Nieuw Amsterdam" and HMAS "Bungaree" [Shipbuilding], 1941. Pair of pencil drawings with some added coloured pencil, each captioned, dated "30/3/41" and "10/4/41", one annotated concerning colours, 22.8 x 27.6cm (each). Minor stains overall.
These drawings are from a sketch book. Captions include "New [sic] Ams.[terdam], Ile de France" and "Detail, HMAS Bungaree, Melbourne."
The pair $1,850

129 Charles Nuttall Australian 1872-1934
Pair of illustrations: (1) Sandy Is Wanted, 1904. Ink and wash, signed lower right and captioned below image, dated "18.4.04" with publishing annotations in pencil verso, 17.4 x 25.5cm. Slight stains, surface loss, pinholes to margins. (2) Father Of Triplets, c1904. Ink and wash, signed lower left and captioned below image, publishing annotations in pencil verso, 17.3 x 25.3cm. Slight surface loss and rubbing to right edge of image, minor stains, pinholes to margins.
The pair $1,650

130 Margaret Preston Australian 1875-1963
Flower Stand, c1920. Hand-coloured woodcut, initialled in block lower left, 21.4 x 27.6cm. Creases overall, slight missing portions to upper edge, minor foxing to left edge. Framed.
Ref: Butler #18, with the comment: "This is the only print of the group [of woodblocks produced c1920] which is not a view of Sydney Harbour, although it is also an image of a well-known Sydney
scene [the flower markets of Martin Place]." Held in NGA.
$13,500


131 Margaret Preston Australian 1875-1963
Chorozema, 1934. Woodcut, initialled in block lower right, title, medium and artist in letterpress below image with text verso, 12.7 x 12.7cm.
Published in Manuscripts, no.7, 1933, p22. Held in NGA.
$990

132 Margaret Preston Australian 1875-1963
Australian Rock Lily, 1934. Woodcut, initialled in block lower right, title, medium and artist in letterpress below image with text verso, 18 x 12.8cm.
Published in Manuscripts, no.7, 1933, p14.
$990

133 Thea Proctor Australian 1879-1966
The Balcony, c1919. Colour lithograph, signed in pencil lower right, 28 x 27.5cm.
From an edition of 50, which was not completed, and is rarely seen in the market. The man depicted on the balcony is Maurice, the son of artist George Lambert. Ref: Butler #9.
$8,800

134 Thea Proctor Australian 1879-1966
Women With Fans, 1930. Woodcut, initalled "P" in block lower left, titled, annotated "no. 20" and signed in pencil in lower margin, 21.7 x 22cm. Creases to margins.
Image held in the Art Gallery of NSW collection with the comment "This is thought to be a double portrait of printmakers Ethel Spowers and Eveline Syme against a background of Rushcutters Bay in Sydney." Ref: Butler #23.
$9,900

135 Thea Proctor Australian 1879-1966
Bonnets, Shawls And Gay Parasols, 1938. Linocut, titled, annotated "artist's proof" and signed in pencil lower right, 30.5 x 24cm. Minor foxing and surface soiling.
There is no known edition for this image, which was exhibited in 1938 at Macquarie Galleries in Sydney. The title of this print comes from the poem Waltz by Edith Sitwell. Ref: Butler #28.
$6,600

136 Lloyd Rees Australian 1895-1988
Timeless Cliffs I, 1980. Lithograph, signed and dated in ink and editioned 77/90 in pencil on image lower left to centre, 68.5 x 51.7cm. Framed.
Ref: Kolenberg #51. Held in AGNSW; UQ Art Museum.
$1,650

137 Lloyd Rees Australian 1895-1988
and
David Rankin Australian b.1946
Timeless Cliffs II, 1980. Hand-coloured lithograph, signed and dated in ink and editioned 22/80 in pencil on image lower left to right, 66.5 x 51cm. Framed.
Hand-coloured with watercolour by David Rankin. Ref: Kolenberg #52.
$2,550

138 Victoria Roberts American/Australian b.1957
[Woman And Baby At Bus Stop], c1976. Ink drawing, signed "Victoria Roberts Roth" in image lower right, 13.7 x 13.8cm.
Victoria Roberts is an illustrator for The New Yorker magazine and an author of children's books. She studied at National Art School in Sydney between 1974 and 1976. Ref: DAAO.
$880

139 Victoria Roberts American/Australian b.1957
[Woman Singing Into Microphone], 1976. Ink drawing, initialled and dated lower right, 18.8 x 11.6cm. Foxing to image centre left and lower right.
$880

140 Elizabeth Rooney Australian 1929-2016
A View Of Middle Harbour [Sydney], c1954. Etching, titled, dated "ca. 1954", editioned 11/30 and signed in pencil in lower margin, 15.9 x 15.7cm. Minor foxing to margins. Framed.
Sydney-born Elizabeth Rooney was a key artist in the revival of printmaking in Sydney in the early 1960s. In 1949 Rooney studied the etching process under Herbert Gallop, a teacher at East Sydney
Technical College. As a satirist, Rooney focused on urban conservation and development in Sydney and Newcastle. Rooney created more than 400 etchings over 50 years. Her work is held in the British Museum and major Australian collections. Ref: AGNSW.
$990

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