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RUSSELL DRYSDALE - Dawn Flight, Bass Strait

RUSSELL DRYSDALE (1912-1981)

Dawn Flight, Bass Strait 1961

Estimate: $250000 - 350000

Sold For:
$260000 hammer
$319091 inc. buyer's premium

Sale & Exhibition Details

  • Auction

    29 November 2023
    6:30PM AEDT
    12 Todman Avenue
    KENSINGTON NSW 2033
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  • Exhibition
    • Melbourne

      16-19 March 2023
      10:00AM to 5:00PM AEDT
      FIN Gallery
      437 High Street
      PRAHRAN VIC 3181
      artauctions@menziesartbrands.com

    • Sydney

      23-28 November 2023
      10:00AM to 5:00PM AEDT
      12 Todman Ave
      KENSINGTON NSW 2033
      art@menziesartbrands.com

 

RUSSELL DRYSDALE (1912-1981)

Dawn Flight, Bass Strait 1961

oil on canvas on board
70.0 x 90.0 cm; 92.0 x 113.5 cm (framed)
signed lower right: Russell Drysdale

Provenance:
Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
Private collection
Sotheby's, Melbourne, 31 July 1985, lot 56
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 1989
The ANZ Art Collection

Exhibited:
Russell Drysdale: Recent Paintings, Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 1-13 November 1961, cat.8

Reference:
Henshaw, J., 'New Vista,' The Bulletin, Sydney, vol.82, no.4265, 11 November 1961, p.33
Klepac, L., The Life and Work of Russell Drysdale, Bay Books, Sydney, 1983, p.369, cat.157 (illus. p.338, pl.157)
Klepac, L., The Life and Work of Russell Drysdale, Murdoch Books, Sydney, 1996, p.369, cat.157 (illus. p.338, pl.157)

Estimate: $250000 - 350000

Result Hammer: $260000

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