Past Catalogue | Menzies May 2017 Australian & International Fine Art & Sculpture | Date: 11 May, 2017

Lot 49
Half-caste Woman 1961
oil on canvas
76.0 x 61.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Russell Drysdale '61

Provenance:

The Macquarie Galleries, Sydney Mrs Rose Skinner, Perth The Harold E. Mertz Collection of Australian Art, New York Collection of the University of Texas, United States of America Christie's, Melbourne, 28 June 2000, lot 85 Private collection, Sydney Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 18 June 2008, lot 25 Private collection, Melbourne Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 16 December 2009, lot 35 Private collection, Melbourne Menzies, Melbourne, 31 October 2013, lot 57 Private collection, Melbourne Menzies, Melbourne, 11 December 2014, lot 44 Company collection, Victoria

Literature:

Dutton, G., Russell Drysdale, Thames & Hudson, London, 1964, p.119 (illus., as Portrait)

Exhibited:

The Australian Painters, 1964-1966: Contemporary Australian Painting from the Mertz Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 1966, cat.26

Estimate
A$300,000
-
A$380,000
Hammer Price + BP A$368,181.82