Past Catalogue | NOVEMBER 2020 AUCTION | Date: 19 November, 2020

Lots 1 – 9, Property from the Estate of a distinguished private collector, Melbourne
Lot 9
Sea c1920s
oil on plywood
12.5 x 20.5 cm

signed with initials lower left: TR
bears date lower left: 89


Lawsons, Sydney, c1948
Grosvenor Gallery, Sydney, 1950
Mr Ralph Smith, Sydney
Thence by descent, private collection, Sydney
Private collection, Melbourne
Estate of the above


(possibly) 'Mr. Tom Roberts's Paintings,' The Australasian, Melbourne, 20 September 1924, p.46 (as Blue Pacific)
Topliss, H., Tom Roberts: A Catalogue Raisonné, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1985, vol.1, p.214, cat.628 (illus. vol.2, pl.234)


(possibly) An Exhibition of Oil Paintings by Tom Roberts, The Fine Art Society's Gallery, Melbourne, 17 - 29 September 1924, cat.24 (as Blue Pacific, 12 gns)

Hammer Price + BP A$24,545.45