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Lot 1: Pierre August Renoir (1841-1919, French), 'The Hat Pin/Le Chapeau epingle (la fille de Berthe Morisot)' c1894, etching on paper, signed in plate, plate margins 12.5 x 8.5 cm, undatable edition, strong contrast between etched lines and ground, certificate of authenticity supplied by vendor attached to verso

As Found, discolouration to paper, water stain along lower edge of mount, traces of foreign material under glass, conservation/restoration recommended

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Lot 2: Al Phemister (contemporary, Australian/local artist), figure of a tree, steel, labels to base AP13, and 'Al Phemister, Yass'

Al is best known for his large steel sculptures of dandelions, pears and other natural references, installed, outdoor sculpture festivals and gardens, including in and around Canberra. This small work is typical of his approach to steel fabrication

Lot 3: Patrick Shirvington (b1952, Australian) 'What Fish is That?' c1980s, oil on canvasboard, SLR 'P Shirvington', signed certificate of authenticity, North Shore Gallery attached to verso

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Lot 4: Artist Unknown 'Saplings', relief print in three colours on paper, editioned 6/12, titled and signed 'Elaine R Armour' under print margins,

As Found, signs of water staining and possible mould to mount, restoration/reframing recommended

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Lot 5: Frank Korbl (1922-2008, Austrian/Australian) 'Harbour Morning', oil on canvasboard, SLR 'FKorbl', artist card and label inscribed with title, artist name to verso, paint surface in excellent condition

Korbl served in the German Luftwaffe, was briefly a prisoner of war, and worked for the British Occupying Forces until he emigrated to Australia in 1956, where he served in the RAAF and the federal public service. He studied drawing and watercolours in Austria, and later took to landscape and floral painting in oils.

As Found, light wear to frame finish

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Lot 6: Jeannie Petyarre Pitjarra (Anmatyerre language group, b c1950, Utopia) 'Bush Medicine Leaves', synthetic polymer on stretched linen, inscribed 'Jeannie' and stock number 'APP.115' to verso, vendor supplied certificate of authenticity from Saltbush Gallery, Alice Springs NT attached to verso, listing artist name, title, scale and photographs of artist and of the work, excellent condition, unframed

Jeannie Petyarre Pitjara is part of a family of well-known artists including her aunt Gloria Petyarre; inspiration for her paintings include bush medicine, the pencil yam and awelye (women's ceremonies and body painting)

Lot 7: After Andy Warhol (1928-1987, American), 'Chicken & Dumplings from Campbell's Soup II', quality colour serigraph on museum board, print 'Sunday B Morning' published from reproductions of the original screens, unsigned, open edition/un numbered, visible size in mount 85 x 57 cm, certificate of authenticity to verso, 'www.artsell.com', dated 3/11/01

Sunday B Morning was originally a project established by Warhol and two collaborators to publish authorised prints. The two continued to publish prints after splitting with Warhol, and is now best known as a publisher of prints including from the 'Mao', 'Campbell's Soup' and other Warhol series

As Found, light stains, marks and flakes of unknown substance, possibly insect damage, under glass, restoration recommended

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Lot 8: Kevin Charles 'Pro' Hart (1928-2006, Australian), landscape with gums, oil on masonite, SLR 'Pro Hart', scratched under signature '596P', painting dimensions 30 x 20 cm

As Found, minor wear, including chips, to frame

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Lot 9: M. Collin (Michael) Taylor (b1950, Australia) 'Nearing Home' 1980, oil on masonite, SLL 'Michael Taylor', title inscribed to verso, Geo Styles Gallery (Sydney) label to verso

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Lot 10: Robert John Lovett (b 1930, Australia) 'The Ord River WA' 1969, oil on masonite, SLL 'Robert Lovett 69', title inscribed to verso

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Lot 11: Graham Charlton (b1940, Australian) 'Early Morning on the Deua River', oil on masonite, SLR 'Graham Charlton', title, artist name inscribed to verso, Graham Charlton Gallery label to verso

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Lot 12: Max Middleton (1922 - 2013, Australian), Untitled (a Tranquil Willow-Lined River) Oil on Canvasboard, SLR Max Middleton

Middleton was primarily a landscape painter, particularly of locations in Victoria. His influences include studying and painting in the UK and Europe in the 1950s. Examples of Middleton's paintings are Held in private collections as well as Institutions such as the Queensland Art Gallery and Ian Potter Museum of Art. This work, of willows along a riverbank, is typical of his approach

As Found, Minor Marks to Frame

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Lot 13: Pierre August Renoir (1841-1919, French), 'On the Beach at Berneval/Sur La Plage A Bernival', etching on paper, signed in plate, plate margins 9.5 x 13.5 cm, undatable edition, certificate of authenticity and webpage catalogue listing both supplied by vendor and attached to verso

As Found, chips to finish on frame

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Lot 14: Francisco Jose de Goya (1746-1828, Spanish) 'The Little Prisoner', etching and aquatint on paper, plate margins 10.4 x 8.6 cm, undatable posthumous edition, possibly early 20th century, impressed text in plate under image is heavily worn, but reads faintly 'Gazette des Beau Arts' and 'Imp. Delatre Paris'

As Found, light marks to paper

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Lot 15: Yosi Messiah (b1964, Australian) 'Superb Moment', mixed media and varnish on stretched canvas, artist name, chop, title, media inscribed to verso, in excellent condition, unframed

Lot 16: Keith Looby (b 1940, Australian) 'First Moon' 1976, etching, editioned 27/50, titled and signed 'K Looby 76' under plate margins, 44.5 x 60.5 cm

Looby is probably best known for his Archibald winning portrait of Max Gillies dressed as Bob Hawke, but his drawings and related etchings illustrating the horrors of colonial Australia, including the 1979 book 'A Black and White History of Australia', are some of his most significant and enduring works.



As Found, light discolouration, including traces of foxing

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Lot 17: Lionel Lindsay (1874-1961, Australian) 'Portrait of Chris Brennan' c1951, wood cut printed in black ink from a single block, signed in print and in pencil 'Lionel Lindsay' under print, editioned 44/50 under print, approximate image size 12 x 10 cm

Brennan (1870-1932) was an influential Australian academic, literary critic and symbolist poet

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Lot 18: Cristine Crimmins (contemporary, Australian) 'Pier 21 Harbour' 1995, oil on canvasboard, SLL 'C Crimmins '95'

Crimmins, who studied at the Julian Ashton School in Sydney, is primarily known for her sculptural works; she currently teaches at the Tom Bass Sculpture studio in Sydney

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Lot 19: William Dobell (1899-1970, Australian), sketch on the back cover of a book, ink on textured beige cardboard, unsigned, page dimensions 28 x 18.8 cm, certificate of authenticity and provenance from GFL Fine Art Nedlands WA supplied by vendor, attached to verso

Provenance: 'from the Dobell sketch books in the possession of C & K Michael of Galston NSW'

As Found, marks including foxing to surface, not professionally framed

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Lot 20: Kevin Charles 'Pro' Hart (1928-2006, Australian) 'Race Day', etching hand coloured with watercolour, signed on plate, editioned A/P (Artist Proof) and signed under plate margin, plate margins 20 x 25 cm, Phillips Auctions label to verso, in excellent condition

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Winning Bidder: $90 by Bidder5394

Lot 21: Artist Unknown, a vivid still life, oil on masonite, SLR 'DHV'

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Lot 22: Keith Looby (b 1940, Australian) 'Massacre of Tasmanians' 1976, etching, editioned 27/50, titled and signed 'K Looby 76' under plate margins, 44.5 x 60.5 cm

Looby is probably best known for his Archibald winning portrait of Max Gillies dressed as Bob Hawke, but his drawings and related etchings illustrating the horrors of colonial Australia, including the 1979 book 'A Black and White History of Australia', are some of his most significant and enduring works.

As Found, light discolouration, including traces of foxing

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Lot 23: Keith Looby (b 1940, Australian) 'Frail Life' 1976, etching, editioned 27/50, titled and signed 'K Looby 76' under plate margins, 44.5 x 60.5 cm

Looby is probably best known for his Archibald winning portrait of Max Gillies dressed as Bob Hawke, but his drawings and related etchings illustrating the horrors of colonial Australia, including the 1979 book 'A Black and White History of Australia', are some of his most significant and enduring works.

As Found, light discolouration, insect under glass, crack to glass lower left corner

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Lot 24: Kevin Charles 'Pro' Hart (1928-2006, Australian) 'Water Bird', etching with aquatint in blue ink, editioned A/P (Artist Proof) and signed 'Pro Hart' under plate margin, plate margins 14.5 x 10 cm, in excellent condition

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Lot 25: Graham Charlton (b1940, Australian) Untitled (textures of the Blue Mountains), oil on masonite, SLR 'Graham Charlton'

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Lot 26: After Andy Warhol (1928-1987, American), 'Mao', quality colour serigraph and mixed media on paper, framed reproduction, unsigned, open edition/un numbered, visible size in frame 91 x 90.5 cm, vendor attribution to Sunday B Morning publishers

Sunday B Morning was originally a project established by Warhol and two collaborators to publish authorised prints. The two continued to publish prints after splitting with Warhol, and is now best known as a publisher of prints including from the 'Mao', 'Campbell's Soup' and other Warhol series

As Found, light scrapes and scratches to acrylic cover, and to frame

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Lot 27: Paul Signac 'The Bridge of Arts with Tugs/Le Pont des Arts Avec Remorqueurs', etching on paper, signed in print, plate margins 12.6 x 18.9 cm, undatable edition, certificate of authenticity supplied by vendor to verso

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Lot 28: Raoul Dufy (1877-1953, French) 'Bather/Baigneuse', etching and aquatint on paper, signed in plate, plate margins 22.5 x 32.5 cm, undatable edition, certificate of authenticity supplied by vendor attached to verso

The print shows only faint traces of aquatint tone and is probably from a posthumous edition, after the aquatint texture had worn away in earlier editions

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Lot 29: Graham Charlton (b1940, Australia) 'Sand Dunes - Broulee', oil on masonite, SLL 'Graham Charlton'

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Lot 30: Artist Unknown, West of Chinkapook, east of Pinaroo' 1984, watercolour on paper, SLR 'I Kentwell 4.84', artist label to verso

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Lot 31: Mary Rumble Pitjara (Anmatyerre language group, b c1957, Utopia ) 'Bush Medicine Leaves', synthetic polymer on stretched canvas, inscribed 'Mary Rumble' and stock number 'APP.111' to verso, vendor supplied certificate of authenticity from Saltbush Gallery, Alice Springs NT attached to verso, listing artist name, title, scale and photograph of work, excellent condition, unframed

Mary Rumble Pitjarra is part of a family of well-known artists including her aunt Gloria Petyarre; her painting style includes fine dot work and fields of larger forms including the leaf shapes represented here