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141 Elizabeth Rooney Australian 1929-2016
Up Hill, Essex Street [The Rocks, Sydney], 1966. Etching, titled, editioned 11/30, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 54.1 x 29.8cm. Minor foxing to image centre, lower right and margins.
$1,100

142 Elizabeth Rooney Australian 1929-2016
The Night The Bridge Came Down [Old Railway Arch Bridge, North Sydney], 1966-1968. Etching with aquatint, titled, annotated "artist's proof 3", signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 30 x 44.9cm. Old mount burn.
In order to expand the Bradfield Highway approach to the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the old railway arch bridge, as depicted in this image, had to be dismantled.
$990

143 Elizabeth Rooney Australian 1929-2016
Two Dogs, Hunter Street [Sydney], 1976. Etching and aquatint, titled, editioned 2/12, signed and dated in pencil in lower mar gin, 16 x 24.2cm. Minor cock ling and foxing to margins. Framed.
$990

144 Elizabeth Rooney Australian 1929-2016
Hyde Park, Sydney, c1981. Etching, annotated "etching, 1st state" and "A/P 2/5", titled and signed in pencil in lower margin, 19.7 x 13.6cm. Soiling and foxing. Framed.
Held in NGA.
$990

145 Elizabeth Rooney Australian 1929-2016
Bicentennial Project, Fig Street [Pyrmont, Sydney], 1986. Etching with aquatint, titled, editioned 13/30, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 25 x 50.3cm.
Depicts the Goldsbrough Mort building which was built in 1883 as a wool store. Held in NGA.
$1,100

146 J.T. Rosendale
Chinese Gardens, 1922. Oil on board, signed and dated lower right, titled and signed with address in pencil and ink on label attached verso, 27.2 x 34.8cm. Minor soiling. Framed.
Label includes "J.T. Rosendale, 74 Cairo Street, North Sydney."
$1,850

147 Harry Rosengrave Australian 1899-1986
Belgrave Rail, 1952. Colour linocut, titled, editioned 13/30, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 22.5 x 23.5cm. Minor stains to margins.
Held in NGA. Born in Victoria, painter and graphic artist Harry Rosengrave attended the National Gallery School (Vic.), the George Bell School and the Melbourne Technical College. A close associate of Fred Williams, he exhibited widely in Australia. His works are held in several major institutions. Ref: McCulloch's.
$1,250

148 Harry Rosengrave Australian 1899-1986
The Rope Trick, 1953. Colour lithograph, titled, editioned 13/20, signed and dated in pencil on image lower left to right, 27.8 x 33.5cm. Uneven trimmed margins.
Held in NGA.
$1,650

149 Harry Rosengrave Australian 1899-1986
The Old Court House, Old Steiglitz [Victoria], 1966. Colour linocut, titled, editioned 13/20, signed and dated in ink in lower margin, 36.3 x 42.3cm. Creases, tears, missing portions, discolouration and
foxing to margins.
Held in NGA. Named after the von Stieglitz family of pastoralists who settled in the area in 1835, Steiglitz is an old gold mining town located in the Brisbane Ranges west of Melbourne between Geelong and Ballarat. During the late 1870s the population of the town declined along with the gold rush. The last gold mine in the town closed in 1941. Ref: Wiki.
$1,250

150 Ellis Rowan Australian1848-1922
[Flowering Dogwood], c1890s. Watercolour and gouache, faint signature lower left, 53 x 37cm.
$3,850


151 Henry Salkauskas Lithuanian/Australian 1925-1979
Black Harbour, 1961. Linocut, signed, editioned 22/33A and dated in pencil in lower margin, 50.9 x 36.9cm. Old mount burn.
Lithuanian-born Salkauskas studied art in Paris and Germany after WWII. In 1949 he moved to Australia and worked as a house painter in Sydney while pursuing his art career. He joined the Contemporary Art Society and exhibited widely. He was an enthusiastic printmaker, encouraging artists to take up this art form. His work is held in AGNSW and NGA. Ref: DAAO.
$990

152 Ronald H. Steuart Australian 1898-1988
Monotype I and Monotype II, c1960s. Pair of colour monotypes, titled and signed in ink below image, 31 x 25cm and 27 x 21cm. Framed.
Ronald Hewison Steuart was a life member of the Australian Watercolour Institute, which he joined in 1934. He won the Wynne Prize in 1958. His work is held in AGNSW, AGSA and NGA.
The pair $990

153 Jorg Schmeisser German/Australian 1942-2012
[Nude Holding Damaged Vase], 1972. Etching, editioned 7/20, signed and dated in pencil in lower margin, 9.8 x 9.8cm. Old mount burn.
$990

154 Gayfield Shaw Australian 1885-1961
The Sydney Mint, 1934. Etching, signed and dated "29/3/34" in plate lower left, faintly editioned 14/50[?], titled and signed in pencil in lower margin, 22.6 x 30.3cm. Rubbing to upper centre, image
edges and margins, missing portions to lower margin.
Held in Powerhouse Museum.
$990

155 David Strachan British/Australian 1919-1970
Ils Se Buiant (They Make Arches), c1950s. Pencil drawing, initialled, annotated "U/S" and "A100" in ink lower right, titled in pencil in French verso, 19 x 24.3cm (paper). Minor tears to right edge, slight stains.
Provenance: artist's sister, Margery Ann Strachan.
$1,650

156 David Strachan British/Australian 1919-1970
[The Fruitpicker And Blacksmith], c1950s. Pencil drawing, initialled and annotated "U/S" and "A11" in ink lower right, 24.4 x 18.1cm. Creases overall, slight stains to upper corners.
Provenance: artist's sister, Margery Ann Strachan.
$1,650

157 David Strachan British/Australian 1919-1970
The Idiot, 1951. Soft-ground etching with aquatint printed in colour, captioned "The Fool", signed and editioned 16/50 in pencil below image, title printed in colour verso, 27 x 36cm. Paper tape over image upper left, minor tear to right and lower edges, old mount burn.
Image used as the main double page illustration for Kershaw, Accent and Hazard, 1951. Ref: Klepac, David Strachan, 1993, p120. Held in AGNSW.
$2,200

158 David Strachan British/Australian 1919-1970
[Vignette For "The Blind Man"], 1951. Etching and aquatint with poem, signed in plate and editioned 7/50 in pencil on image lower left, 30 x 39.7cm. Minor discolouration. Framed.
Image created for Kershaw, Accent and Hazard, 1951. Illustrated in Klepac, David Strachan, 1993, p118.
$1,450

159 Les Tanner Australian 1927-2001
Sir Robert Menzies, c1966. Plaster bust, 42 x 28 x 25cm. Added graphite to eyes.
Born in Glebe, NSW, Les Tanner was one of Australia's best-known political cartoonists and columnists. At an early age he showed a talent for drawing portraits. While studying at the Julian Ashton Art School he worked at The Daily Telegraph, initially as an apprentice printer, but was soon after transferred to the art department where he worked under artists Frank Broadhurst and William Edwin Pidgeon (aka WEP). During the 1960s, while working as the art director and cartoonist for The Bulletin, Tanner branched into sculpted caricatures in plaster and ceramic. Ref: NPG.
$2,850

160 Dorothy Thornhill British/Australian 1910-1987
Susannah, 1936. Oil on can vas, signed and dated lower right, titled and signed in pencil on stretcher verso, 64.5 x 44.5cm. Minor scuffing and perforations lower right. Framed.
Provenance: Dundas and Thornhill estate. Painter and teacher at the National Art School for almost forty years, Thornhill was the second wife of her former teacher, Douglas Dundas. Painter Brian Dunlop said her drawing, "devoid as it was of formula and cliché, was among the finest ever produced in this country." Ref: DAAO. The image seems to be have been inspired by one of the figures in Renoir's 1917 painting depicting two bathers. Ref: Athenaeum (USA). Renoir's model may have been artist Marie-Clémentine Valadon, who was nicknamed "Suzanne" by Toulouse-Lautrec after the biblical story of Susanna and the Elders. See also item 47 of the same subject by husband Douglas Dundas.
$2,650

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