Forrest House Contents - Australian and International Art Only

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Viewing Location: Address to be released on viewing days

Major Forrest downsizing - owner moving interstate. Lifetime collection of fine art & family heirlooms. Highlights including Georgian furniture, an Arthur Streeton lithograph, a good selection of Aboriginal art, outdoor sculptures, tribal rugs, and so much more. Unreserved.

Inspection will be held over two days: Tuesday 19th January 2021 4-6pm and Wednesday 20th January 2021 5-6pm.

The address will be released on the days of inspection.

COVID rules will be adhered to, one person per four square metres.

Collection

Items must be collected on Friday 22nd January between 11am-3pm.

Payment must be made to ALLBIDS prior to collection.

Items are to be completely removed from its current location at the cost of the buyer. Please bring the appropriate assistance to remove your item, as some items are large and heavy. All buyers are responsible for using due care to remove the items without damaging the premises.

ALLBIDS recommends physical inspection of the item that you are interested in, prior to placing your bid as refunds will not be given if the item/s do not meet your expectation.

For interstate or international buyers, we recommend contacting Sam at Pack and Send Fyshwick (02) 6280 8008, fyshwick@packsend.com.au

Failure to pay or arrange collections at the allotted time will result in fees, $100 for small items and $200 for large items.

 
 
'Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye (born 1962, Anmatyerre language group), Pencil Yam 2003, Acrylic on Canvas'
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Maureen Purvis Kngwarreye (born 1962, Anmatyerre language group), Pencil Yam 2003, Acrylic on Canvas

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  • signed verso
  • Provenance: Mbantua Gallery, Alice Springs (stock no. 17595); Chapman Gallery, Canberra

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'Alex Nganjmirra (1961-2007, Kunwinjku language group) Female Water Spirits, Natural Earth Pigments on Arches Paper'
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Alex Nganjmirra (1961-2007, Kunwinjku language group) Female Water Spirits, Natural Earth Pigments on Arches Paper

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  • Accompanied by Certificate of Authenticity from Injalak Arts and Crafts, Oenpelli
  • Provenance: Chapman Gallery, Canberra
  • Exhibited: A Selection of Ochres on Paper from Injalak, Oenpelli, Arnhem Land, Chapman Gallery, Canberra, 5-28 September 1997

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'Trevor Nickolls (1949-2012, Ngarrindjeri language group), Bird 1987, Screenprint'
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Trevor Nickolls (1949-2012, Ngarrindjeri language group), Bird 1987, Screenprint

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  • edition: 53/99
  • numbered, signed and dated below image
  • Provenance: Solander Gallery, Canberra

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'Lin Onus (1948-1996, Yorta Yorta, Wiradjuri language group), Koi at Sankei-En 1989, Screenprint'
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Lin Onus (1948-1996, Yorta Yorta, Wiradjuri language group), Koi at Sankei-En 1989, Screenprint

Closed on:  

  • edition: 48/99
  • numbered, titled, signed and dated below image
  • Provenance: Solander Gallery, Canberra

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'Chris Hole (20th Century, Australian), Catch and Release Brown Trout, Reproduction Print'
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Chris Hole (20th Century, Australian), Catch and Release Brown Trout, Reproduction Print

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  • edition: 50/100
  • signed and numbered below image

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'Jane Bradhurst (20th Century, Australian), Kimberley Waterlillies, Coloured Etching'
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Jane Bradhurst (20th Century, Australian), Kimberley Waterlillies, Coloured Etching

Closed on:  

  • edition 11/20
  • numbered, titled and signed below image

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'Cameron Tjapaltjarri (c1950-2006, Pintupi language group), Bandicoot Dreaming 1988, Acrylic on Canvas'
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Cameron Tjapaltjarri (c1950-2006, Pintupi language group), Bandicoot Dreaming 1988, Acrylic on Canvas

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  • Provenance: Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs (cat. CT88247); Chapman Gallery, Canberra
  • Accomapnied by a certificate of authenticity from Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs)

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'Janice Kngwarreye (born c1958, Alwayarr language group), Dancing for the Bilby, Acrylic on Canvas'
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Janice Kngwarreye (born c1958, Alwayarr language group), Dancing for the Bilby, Acrylic on Canvas

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  • Provenance: Mulga Bore Artists, Alice Springs (stock number 14-1191); Chapman Gallery, Canberra

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'David Voigt (born 1944), Northern Flow 1982, Oil on Canvas'
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David Voigt (born 1944), Northern Flow 1982, Oil on Canvas

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  • signed and dated verso: Voigt/ 1982
  • title inscribed verso
  • Provenance: Solander Gallery, Canberra

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'M.A. Morris (Early 20th Century), Still Life With Roses 1902, Oil on Canvas'
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M.A. Morris (Early 20th Century), Still Life With Roses 1902, Oil on Canvas

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  • signed and dated lower right:M.A. Morris 5/10/02

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'S.T. Gill (1818-1880), Yarra Street Looking South to the Bay of Geelong, Hand-Coloured Engraving'
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S.T. Gill (1818-1880), Yarra Street Looking South to the Bay of Geelong, Hand-Coloured Engraving

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  • Published by Sands & Kenny, 1857
  • Provenance: Pickles Auctions, Canberra 1996

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'M. F. Blain (20th Century), Untitled (Lakescene), Oil on Canvas'
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M. F. Blain (20th Century), Untitled (Lakescene), Oil on Canvas

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  • signed lower left: M.F. Blain

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'Frank Seymour (20th Century, Australian), Quinces 2009, Photopolymer & Chine Colle '
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Frank Seymour (20th Century, Australian), Quinces 2009, Photopolymer & Chine Colle

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  • edition: 8/10
  • numbered, titled, signed and dated below image

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'Marlene Juli (born 1975, Gija language group)'
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Marlene Juli (born 1975, Gija language group)

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  • natural ochres on canvas
  • Provenance: Warmun Art Centre, Western Australia (stock number inscribed verso: WAC 353/02)

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'Geoffrey Proud (born 1946), Untitled (Framed Woman with Painted Vase) 1980, Oil on Glass'
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Geoffrey Proud (born 1946), Untitled (Framed Woman with Painted Vase) 1980, Oil on Glass

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  • signed and dated lower right: Proud 80
  • Provenance: Solander Gallery, Canberra

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'Margie Viney (20th Century), Shamans Daughter 1995, Felted Wool and Feathers'
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Margie Viney (20th Century), Shaman's Daughter 1995, Felted Wool and Feathers

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  • signed and dated lower right: M. Viney 95

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'Louise Saw (working 1980s, Australian), The Butterfly Cod 1985, Etching'
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Louise Saw (working 1980s, Australian), The Butterfly Cod 1985, Etching

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  • edition: 1/5
  • numbered, titled, signed and dated below image

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'Frank Seymour (20th Century, Australian), Abstract 2003, Lithograph'
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Frank Seymour (20th Century, Australian), Abstract 2003, Lithograph

Closed on:  

  • artist's proof
  • numbered, titled, signed and dated below image

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'Jan Brown (born 1951), Life Drawing - Mid-1980s, Charcoal on Paper'
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Jan Brown (born 1951), Life Drawing - Mid-1980s, Charcoal on Paper

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  • signed lower right: J. Brown
  • Exhibited: Jan Brown - Sculptures, Prints and Drawings, Canberra Museum and Gallery, 21 June - 21 September 2008

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'Aart Van Ewijk (1912-1992), The Four Seasons, Oil on Board'
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Aart Van Ewijk (1912-1992), The Four Seasons, Oil on Board

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  • signed lower right: AVE

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'Arthur Streeton (1867-1943), The Rialto 1912, Lithograph'
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Arthur Streeton (1867-1943), The Rialto 1912, Lithograph

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  • edition of 12
  • Another edition of this lithograph is held in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra: https://cs.nga.gov.au/detail.cfm?irn=1088
  • Related Works: Rialto, 1927, Oil on board, 12 x 21 cm, Menzies, Australian & International Fine Art, Sydney, 23 June 2016, lot 53, sold $196,364

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'Wesley Nganjmira (working 1990s, Kunwinjku language group), Dancer From Kunappipi 1991, Ochres on Paper '
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Wesley Nganjmira (working 1990s, Kunwinjku language group), Dancer From Kunappipi 1991, Ochres on Paper

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  • Provenance: Central Auctions, Canberra
  • Accomapnied by a certificate of authenticity from Artique - Primitive, Melbourne

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'Desmond Digby (born 1933), Alberick & Mime, Oil on Board'
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Desmond Digby (born 1933), Alberick & Mime, Oil on Board

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  • signed lower right: Digby

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'Desmond Digby (born 1933), Willow the Wisp 1958, Oil on Paper on Board'
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Desmond Digby (born 1933), Willow the Wisp 1958, Oil on Paper on Board

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  • signed and dated lower right: Digby '58

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'Geoffrey Proud (born 1946), King Fisher 1983, Screenprint'
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Geoffrey Proud (born 1946), King Fisher 1983, Screenprint

Closed on:  

  • edition 65/90
  • numbered, titled, signed and dated below image
  • Provenance: Solander Gallery, Canberra

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'Michael Murphy (1965-1999), Garden Seat, Steel'
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Michael Murphy (1965-1999), Garden Seat, Steel

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  • Exhibited: Michael Murphy: Birds, Sculpture and Furniture, Solander Gallery, Canberra, 8 May - 2 June 1996

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'Sue Nagel (born 1942) Egret, Oil on Board'
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Sue Nagel (born 1942) Egret, Oil on Board

Closed on:  

  • signed lower right

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