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COLLECTABLE ART Auction 6:30pm Thursday 22 August 2019


Lot 108 Olivia Spencer Bower


Lot 103 Olivia Spencer Bower

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Lot 15 Judy Millar

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COLLECTABLE ART 6:30pm Thursday 22 August

Viewing times International Art Centre, 202 Parnell Road, Auckland Friday

16 August

10:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday

17 August

10:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday

18 August

11:00am - 4:00pm

Monday

19 August

9:00am - 5:30pm

Tuesday

20 August

9:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday

21 August

9:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday

22 August

9:00am - 4:00pm

Auction commences 6:30pm Thursday 22 August

Parking During Viewing: Allocated car parks located directly behind International Art Centre

Parking During Auction: Upper and lower car parks at rear of International Art Centre Further parking at St John’s Car Park, entry at 244 Parnell Road, 40 metres up from International Art Centre

Front cover illustration: Lot 17 Paul Dibble Back cover illustration: Lot 19 Michael Hight

202 Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand Telephone + 64 9 379 4010 Toll Free 0800 800 322 www.internationalartcentre.co.nz

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Lot 16 Dick Frizzell

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Sale contacts Richard Thomson Ph +64 9 379 4010 richard@artcntr.co.nz Mobile 0274 751071 Maggie Skelton Ph +64 9 379 4010 maggie@artcntr.co.nz Luke Davies Ph +64 9 379 4010 luke@artcntr.co.nz Internet bidding via liveauctioneers.com Auction streams live on Facebook Conditions of Sale p. 103 Absentee bids p. 99 Telephone bid form p. 99

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Charles F Goldie Memories, 1917 Realised $492,500

Colin McCahon Waterfall, 1964 Realised $92,490 A record for a 30 x 30cm Waterfall

Charles F Goldie Hori Pokai, 1925 Realised $280,130

Highlights from $3.4million

IMPORTANT & RARE ART Auction held 30 July Consign Now 23 October auction Michael Smither St Francis & Wolf Realised $288,300 - Auction Record

Karl Maughan Sweetcorn, 1988 Realised $117,700 - Auction Record

Wu Guanzhong, Snow Mountain, 1988 Realised $468,400

Pat Hanly Lion Rock, Piha, 1974 Realised $36,030

Mina Arndt Mother & Child Realised $20,400


Ralph Hotere Black Window, 1987 Realised $144,150

Alred Sharpe Matakatia Bay, 1878 Realised $67,270

Don Binney Kereru, 1963 Realised $516,500

Charles Blomfield Lake Tarawera, 1878 Realised $57,050

Frances Hodgkins, Red Sails, 1906 Realised $114,100

Frances Hodgkins Still Life Realised $27,600

Toss Woollaston Three Clouds, Realised $33,030

Michael Smither Portrait, 1977, Realised $32,600

Price include buyers premium Full results www.internationalartcentre.co.nz


ENTRIES NOW INVITED CHARLES F GOLDIE Wharekauri Tahuna, 1938 Oil on canvas 26.5 x 21.8cm Realised $474,400 April 2019

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Auction: Wednesday 23 October 2019

entries now invited Confidential no obligation appraisals Richard Thomson - richard@artcntr.co.nz Phone +64 9 379 4010 - Mob 0274 751 071 Toll Free 0800 800 322

ENTRIES NOW INVITED

IMPORTANT & RARE ART

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Frances Hodgkins Wings over Water (detail) 1931–1932, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds Museums and Galleries, gift from the Contemporary Art Society, 1940

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Featuring major works by Colin McCahon from the 1950s to the 1970s and drawing upon Auckland Art Gallery’s extensive collection, this exhibition considers McCahon’s sustained relationship with Auckland and the significance of the physical, spiritual and cultural landscape on his painting.

Principal partner

10 Aug 2019– 27 Jan 2020

Colin McCahon May His light shine (Tau Cross)1978–79, Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki 1994. Courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.


MARKET WATCH

RECENT AUCTION HIGHLIGHTS JANE EVANS (1946 - 2012)

Realised $5,165

Realised $6,900

Realised $3,603

Realised $8,408

Realised $6,006

Realised $9,380

Jane Evans was born in Nelson, 1946 and educated at Nelson College for Girls. She enrolled at the Ilam School of Fine Arts in 1965, and the following year travelled to England to attended London’s Waltham Forest Art College. Following a period of formal study she determined upon a program of self-education. This freedom of spirit from a young age resonates throughout a life time’s creation of vibrant, free-flowing works. Evan’s innate understanding and use of colour saw her flower and figurative narratives hit a high spot in the buoyant international art market of the early to mid 1980s. Today, enthusiasm for her work is again being witnessed in the sale room. After an initial diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis in 1965, Evans was diagnosed with an ongoing condition that affected her for the rest of her life. Often literally painting through her pain, while adapting her painting methods and media accordingly, Evans stated: Suddenly there was life in front of me and I had to grab it with both hands. It was a compulsive thing for me to express the joys of life. Evans moved to Christchurch in 1967, returning to Nelson in 1971 and the ongoing support of close friends and family. 1972 saw the artist painting the colourful

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characters of Sydney’s King Cross and setting up a studio in Melbourne. In 1974 she travelled again to England where she spent three months commencing a series of works showing people visiting and viewing paintings in the London galleries and the lively exchanges at markets such as Portobello Road. Returning home Evans purchased a cottage in Tasman Street which she renovated and lovingly established the garden which became a tremendous source of inspiration for her signature flower paintings. Of this time she said: the garden was an extension of my life. When I turned to watercolours I found myself in touch with this wonderful, loose spontaneous medium that was really exciting. Passionate about the expressionist works of Matisse, Bonnard and Chagall, Evans said: I am drawn to the painters who express the joy in living. Her paintings resonated with the public and there were waiting lists for her work. She never allowed journalists to make mention of her illness but worked closely with John Coley who published her 1997 her biography. In the 1997 New Year Honours, Evans was appointed an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to painting. She died peacefully in 2012 at the Nelson home which she shared with her partner David Furniss.


AUCTION COMMENCES 6:30PM

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NIGEL BROWN (b. 1949) Promises Promises Acrylic on board 37 x 44 Signed & dated 1979 $5,500 - 7,500

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PAT HANLY (1932 - 2004) Life Goes On Screenprint, edition 60/75, 52.9 x 50.8 Signed, inscribed & dated 1979 $2,500 - 3,500

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DON BINNEY (1940 - 2012) Antarctica Pastel on paper 28.5 x 43 Signed & dated 1989 $3,000 - 5,000

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BILL HAMMOND (b. 1947) Singer Songwriter II Screenprint 69 x 84 Signed, inscribed Singer Songwriter II & dated 2001 $4,000 - 6,000


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NIGEL BROWN (b. 1949) Small Icon Fatherhood Acrylic & polyester on board 36 x 23 Signed & dated 1986 $4,500 - 6,500

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PAT HANLY (1932 - 2004) Panama Woman Lithograph, edition 4/38, 74 x 58 Signed, inscribed Panama Woman & dated 1987 $2,500 - 3,500

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DON BINNEY (1940 - 2012) Pacific Frigate Bird - From the Barry Lett Multiple Series Screenprint 55 x 45.5 $3,000 - 5,000

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DICK FRIZZELL (b. 1943) Sockeye (Red) Screenprint, edition 38/50, 56 x 75 Signed & dated 24/2/78 $1,000 - 2,000

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COLIN MCCAHON (1919 - 1987) 15 Drawings - December ‘51 to May ‘52 Lithographic leaves, published by the Hocken Library, 1976 26 x 20 Signed, inscribed For Charles Brasch from Colin McCahon 1952 on plate $3,000 - 5,000

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10 KARL MAUGHAN (b. 1964) Ice Flower Oil on canvas 66 x 66 Signed & dated June 1992 verso $4,000 - 6,000 EXHIBITED Taejon Expo ‘93, South Korea The New Zealand Pavilion

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NIGEL BROWN (b. 1949) Find Your Own Place Oil on canvas 95 x 65 Signed, inscribed You Have to Find Your Own Place In the World, Beyond the Narcistic Self & dated 2001 $7,000 - 10,000


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MERVYN WILLIAMS (b. 1940) Indication Acrylic on canvas 51 x 51 Signed, inscribed & dated 2011 $3,000 - 5,000

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PHILIPA BLAIR NEE HUTCHINSON (b. 1945) Long Letter from Space Poem Series Dye and acrylic on canvas with crayon edges 200 x 90 Signed & dated 1978 $1,500 - 2,500


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PHILIPA BLAIR NEE HUTCHINSON (b. 1945) Space Poem Dye and acrylic on canvas 330 x 90 Signed & dated 1977 $2,000 - 4,000

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JUDY MILLAR (b. 1957) Untitled Yellow Oil and acrylic on canvas 60 x 60 Signed & dated 2002 verso $4,000 - 6,000

PROVENANCE International Art Centre, March 2006 Gow Langsford Gallery label affixed verso

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DICK FRIZZELL (b. 1943) Yellow Oil on canvas 120 x 80 Signed & dated 18/6/2011 $22,000 - 28,000

PROVENANCE Gow Langsford Gallery Gow Langsford Gallery label affixed verso


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PAUL DIBBLE (b. 1943) Who’s Afraid Unique cast bronze, two pieces, 88 x 102 x 26 Signed, inscribed NZ & dated 2009 on base $22,000 - 28,000

PROVENANCE Private Collection, Palmerston North Purchased from Taylor Jensen Fine Arts, 2010 EXHIBITED Sources, Te Manawa, Palmerston North 2011 The public Who’s Afraid sculpture was unveiled outside the Regent Theatre in Broadway, Palmerston North, 3 July 2011. The two contrasting pieces challenge each other, physically and metaphorically. The taller, the dancer, stands 3.5 metres eying the 3 metre tall tuatara.

Because it’s for the Regent Theatre it’s about drama, acting out emotions and feelings. I’ve called it ‘Who’s Afraid’, but I’m not too sure if she’s alarmed or trying to scare the tuatara. There is also a fair bit of joy in her and that’s because theatre is about all those emotions. Paul Dibble

Who’s Afraid by Paul Dibble, the 3.5 metre tall version, outside the Regent Theatre, Palmerston North

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GENOVEVA FERNANDEZ (Argentinian b. 1963) Estrategia De Las Apariencias Oil on canvas 200 x 200 Signed, inscribed Estrategia De Las Apariencias & dated 2001 verso $1,500 - 2,500

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PROVENANCE Purchased from Hoy En El Arte Galleria, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2002


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MICHAEL HIGHT (b. 1961) Kopuku Island Block Oil, ash & blackboard paint on canvas 120 x 120 Signed, inscribed Kopuku Island Block & dated 1996 verso $4,000 - 6,000

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MILAN MRKUSICH (1925 - 18) Painting Dark Umber Acrylic on canvas 60.5 x 60.5 Signed, inscribed & dated 1968 verso $12,000 - 18,000

PROVENANCE Private Collection since 1968

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GRACE WRIGHT (b. 1992) Peaches are Sweeter When Eaten Upside Down Acrylic on canvas 100 x 100 Signed & dated 2015 verso $3,000 - 5,000

PROVENANCE Warwick Henderson Gallery label affixed verso

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SARA HUGHES (b. 1971) Runway, 2000 Oil on canvas 58 x 58 Signed, inscribed & dated 2000 verso $1,500 - 2,500

23 SYLVIA SIDDELL (1941 - 11) Bitter Sweet Oil on canvas 50.5 x 40.5 Signed $800 - 1,200

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MIRANDA PARKES (b. 1977) Bloomer Acrylic on canvas 104 x 104 Signed, inscribed Bloomer & dated 2006 $2,500 - 3,500


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FREDERICK HUNDERTWASSER (Austrian 1928 - 2000) Conservation Week 1974, New Zealand Offset lithograph with green foil insets, fine art poster print 59 x 42 Signed, inscribed Conservation Week & dated 1974 on plate $800 - 1,200

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ANDY LELEISI’UAO (b. 1969) Choirs of Academia Part I Acrylic on canvas 76.5 x 61 Signed, inscribed & dated 2013 $3,800 - 4,800

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EION STEVENS (b. 1952) Turning a Blind Eye Oil on board 36 x 55 Signed & dated 7/83 verso $1,000 - 1,500

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ROY GOOD (b. 1945) Planetary Folklore II - Circle & Square Series Acrylic on paper on board 116 x 63 Signed, inscribed & dated 1991 $3,000 - 5,000

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PHILIP CLAIRMONT (1949 - 84) Black Crucifixion Screenprint, edition 64/90, 80.5 x 53 Signed, inscribed Black Crucifixion & dated 1981 $2,000 - 3,000

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RUDI GOPAS (1913 - 82) Uncharted Region (3) PVA on board 95 x 95 Signed & dated 1964 $3,000 - 4,000

PROVENANCE Private Collection, Auckland since 1964

30 31 NIGEL BROWN (b. 1949) Study for Shattered Clouds Watercolour 77 x 57 Signed $1,000 - 2,000

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IAN KINGSTONE (b. 1942) Patsy Cline and a Bottle of Wine Oil on canvas 76 x 102 Signed & dated 2014 $800 - 1,200


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DEAN PROUDFOOT Ralph and Bill Make Light Work in a New Zealand Landscape Oil on canvas 121 x 152 Signed & dated 2007 $1,500 - 2,500

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35 JOHN DRAWBRIDGE (1930 - 2005) Girl at Window No 1 Line etching, edition of 50, 65 x 38 Signed $500 - 1,000

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34 JACQUELINE FRASER (b. 1956) Elizabeth Taylor: Really and Actually I Don’t Give a Damn Oilstick on fabric 30 x 30 Signed,inscribed Elizabeth Taylor: Really and Actually I Don’t Give a Damn & dated 2003 800 - 1,200

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36 PAT HANLY (1932 - 2004) Bride Groom Hand coloured screenprint, edition 9/23, 50 x 71 Signed, inscribed Bride, Groom, Observer & dated 1991 $2,000 - 3,000

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ROY GOOD (b. 1945) Spiral Series Pencil & gouache on paper 41 x 25.5 Signed, inscribed Spiral Series & dated 1988 $800 - 1,200

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MICHAEL GREAVES (b. 1976) October 14th 1995 Watercolour 24 x 32 Signed & inscribed October 14th 1995 & dated 2013 $400 - 600


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HYE RIM LEE (b. 1963) Crowned Egg with Flying Bunnies Digital print on PVC, edition 1/10, 220 x 100 Signed verso $2,500 - 3,500

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HYE RIM LEE (b. 1963) Crowned Bunny with Flying Bunnies Digital print on PVC, edition 1/10, 220 x 100 Signed verso $2,500 - 3,500

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RALPH HOTERE (1931 - 2013) Aramoana Lithograph, edition 9/30, 63 x 74 Signed, inscribed Aramoana & dated 1990 $3,000 - 4,000

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DICK FRIZZELL (b. 1943) Blue Hawaii Screenprint, edition of 50, 70 x 100 Signed, inscribed Blue Hawaii & dated 2016 $1,000 - 2,000

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GRAHAME SYDNEY (b. 1948) Standing Model II Lithograph edition 9/50, 55 x 38 Signed, inscribed Standing Model II & dated 1998 $1,200 - 1,800

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NIGEL BROWN (b. 1949) Bungalow Window Gouache on paper 24 x 34.5 Signed, inscribed Bungalow Window, Evening I & dated 1991 $800 - 1,400

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MERVYN WILLIAMS (b. 1940) Lotus Acrylic on canvas 80 x 64 Signed, inscribed Lotus & dated 1998 verso $5,000 - 8,000


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PETER ROBINSON (b. 1966) Koripi Tar and oil on canvas, 183 x 143 $15,000 - 25,000

PROVENANCE Hamish McKay Gallery, Wellington Lot 60 Important Paintings and Contemporary Art, Webb’s, 28/11/2013

47 HENRYK SZYDLOWSKI (b. 1950) Poetry of Still Life on the Blue Chair Oil and gold foil on canvas 48.5 x 65 Signed Inscribed Poetry of Still Life on the Blue Chair & dated 2003 verso $4,000 - 6,000 PROVENANCE Private Collection, Wellington EXHIBITED Szydlowski Wellington 2003, Duxton Hotel, International Art Centre, 2003

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ROBYN KAHUKIWA (b. 1940) Whakapapa of Water Oil on canvas 121 x 213 Signed & dated 2012 $5,000 - 8,000

49 JOHN BEVAN-FORD (1930 - 2005) Taranaki, Nga Maunga Toa - The Mountain Warriors Watercolour 24 x 50 Initialled $800 - 1,200

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HYE RIM LEE (b. 1963) Dragon’s Tale, Black, 2010 Type C print mounted with perspex 50 x 50 Gow Langsford Gallery label affixed verso $3,500 - 4,500

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ANS WESTRA (b. 1936) James K. Baxter at Jerusalem Gelatin silver print 35 x 29.5 $1,500 - 2,500

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ROBIN MORRISON (1944 - 93) Robin White at Harbour Cone, 1980 Cibachrome photograph 40 x 26 $2,000 - 3,000

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JEFF THOMSON (b. 1957) Aotearoa / New Zealand Corrugated iron in three pieces 180 x 75 Signed & dated 2004 $4,000 - 6,000

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MERVYN WILLIAMS (b. 1940) Microcosm One Acrylic on canvas 51 x 41.5 Signed, inscribed & dated 2002 $2,500 - 3,500


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55 GEOFF WILLIAMS (b. 1966) Eggs on Mantle Acrylic on board 33 x 79 Signed $3,000 - 5,000

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JACQUES & PIERRE BELLENGER (French 1903 - 85 & 1909 - ?) Cycles Favor Motos Poster, 1937 Vintage lithograph 108 x 159 Signed on plate $800 - 1,200


57 BILL COLEMAN (Australian 1922 - 93) Woman Oil on board 26.5 x 16 Signed $1,000 - 2,000

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58 DAVID BROMLEY (b. 1960) Blue Nude Acrylic on paper 112 x 75 Signed $3,000 - 5,000

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JAN NIGRO (1920 - 2012) Standing Nude with Masks Pastel on paper 75 x 56 Signed & dated 2005 $1,500 - 2,500

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60 60 JAN NIGRO (1920 - 2012) Summer Encounter Oil on canvas 78.3 x 92.5 Signed $3,000 - 4,000

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JAN NIGRO (1920 - 2012) Beach Play Watercolour & pencil on paper 45.5 x 49.5 Signed & dated 1967 $1,500 - 2,000


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HENRYK SZYDLOWSKI (b. 1950) Sunrise in the Magical Green River Valley Oil on canvas 65 x 90 Signed & dated 2002 $10,000 - 15,000

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GARY FREEMANTLE (b. 1962) Tyred Acrylic on board 65 x 119 Signed, inscribed Tyred and dated 2005 verso $1,000 - 2,000

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LUISE FONG (b. 1964) Untitled - Red Oil on canvas 69 x 84 Signed verso $1,500 - 2,500

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DON BINNEY (1940 - 2012) A Cape for Father Damien II Oil on board 118 x 62.5 Signed & dated 1993 $45,000 - 65,000

PROVENANCE Private Collection, Wellington EXHBITED Binney: Forty Years On, The Dowse, Lower Hutt 2003 - 2004 ILLUSTRATED p. 60 Don Binney: Nga Manu/Nga Motu - Birds/Islands, Damian Skinner, Auckland University Press 2003 Don Binney: Seven Paintings - A video recording directed by Roger Taberner, Auckland Art Gallery 2004 The DVD included with this lot

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Painted after Binney's early 1990's sabbatical in Hawaii, A Cape for Father Damien II features the volcanic landform of Molokai with a depiction of Father Damien on the beach wearing his widebrimmed hat. In the sky above is a stylised image of a traditional feather cloak worn by Hawaiian chiefs. Father Damien or Saint Damien of Molokai (1840 -1889) was a Roman Catholic priest from Belgium who ministered for sixteen years to lepers quarantined on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. In 2009 Father Damien was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI. The work features as a full colour plate in Damian Skinner's Don Binney: Nga Manu/Nga Motu - Birds/ Islands, Auckland University Press 2003. In Roger Taberner's documentary, Don Binney: Seven Paintings, the artist speaks about his seven favourite works. Binney stands alongside A Cape for Father Damien II speaking passionately of the work.


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RAYMOND CHING (b. 1939) A Terrible Event over the Mallee (The Rooster that thought it was a Magpie). From The Birds of Black Thursday Part 3 Oil on linen 99 x 119.4 Signed & dated 1997 $15,000 - 20,000

In 1998, a significant exhibition entitled The Birds of Black Thursday showcased ten powerful paintings from Ray Ching’s series of the same title. These works had been undertaken as a reflection on, and commemoration of the Black Thursday bushfires in the state of Victoria. A Terrible Event Over the Mallee belongs to the third part of this series. The devastation of these 1851 bushfires effected over 5 million hectares of land. It is on record that as the fires spread, birds and other wildlife were dropping from the trees in all directions. It is one such moment that we encounter

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PROVENANCE Private Collection Purchased from Tryon Gallery, London, 1997

in this work. Ching has realised a scene of violent beauty, and there is a real potency to this depiction of a singular plummeting avian life. He has chosen to completely de-contextualise the subject from the surrounding chaotic action in favour of capturing a single moment. One imagines that if this were a film, we would be witnessing this scene in slow-motion. Wings fully spread and resplendent in colour, the work possesses a theatricality of almost-Renaissance proportions, and is striking to behold.


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RAYMOND CHING (b. 1939) Red Tailed Black Cockatoos Oil on linen 99 x 119.4 Signed & dated 1990 $14,000 - 18,000

Belonging to the same incendiary body of work as A Terrible Event Over the Mallee, this captivating painting on linen offers a useful starting point from which to consider Ray Ching’s distinctive handling of realism. Paintings from the early decades of the artist’s career, when much of his work served a primarily documentary function, belie a scientific precision and almost microscopic quality. Ching carried this incisiveness and painstaking attention to photographic realism into his work of later years: works such as Red Tailed Black Cockatoos. Here the cockatoos have been painted with that same beautiful clarity of detail and linear finesse. Interestingly,

PROVENANCE Private Collection Purchased from Tryon Gallery, London, 1996

through the manipulation of atmospheric conditions there has been a blurred, impressionistic lens applied to the scene. This affords a depth to the work, a challenging and poetic quality which facilitates our engagement with the painting on an even more profound, reflective level. Aesthetic considerations aside, this work also goes to the very roots of a message of ecological preservation. Ching celebrates and affirms the beauty and preciousness of avian wildlife. An appreciation of these works encourages us to value and preserve the lives and habitats of these creatures.

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COLIN MCCAHON (1919 - 87) Sketch for TEAL, 1953 Oil on board 52.6 x 66.7 Signed & dated 1953 $65,000 - 85,000

Provenance: Private Collection, Auckland Fine New Zealand and Foreign Paintings, Photography and Prints, Webb's 14/12/1998, Lot No. 54 REFERENCE The Invention of New Zealand; a Nationalist Mythology in Art and Letters: c. 1930-c. 1970, Francis Pound 2010 Sketch for TEAL is McCahon's study for the 1953 International Air Race commissioned in 1952 by the national airline, Tasman Empire Airways Limited, to commemorate a forthcoming air race from London to Christchurch. TEAL, who no doubt had expected something more naturalistic, was not happy with the final painting, though they did honour the commission by paying the artist. After a long and ominous silence from the company, in August 1953 it was reluctantly announced that the painting would be displayed in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. As R N O'Reilly wrote to McCahon: Everyone is most relieved the thing has broken at last. The finished painting, along with four preliminary studies and Sketch for TEAL were exhibited as McCahon's entry to the 1953 group show. McCahon's friend, the writer John Summers wrote to congratulate McCahon, telling him that International Air Race dwarfed all else and was more startling and powerful than I'd expected. TEAL took possession of the painting in Auckland, and transferred it to Wellington, where it was put into storage. Finally the painting was sawn up, so the story goes, and turned into a packing case. There is nothing in New Zealand landscape painting quite like Turner's Rain, Steam and Speed, or much in New Zealand art like the Italian Futurists' celebrations of technology and the machine: there are few triumphant emblems of an awesome modernity. Rather, there is a strong anti-technological strain, and the New Zealand regionalist tends to suppress or downplay any too emphatic signs of technological

modernity in the landscape. The steel viaduct of McCahon's On Building Bridges, 1952, is one of the few major exceptions. Even there, the triptych format, in that it recalls the same format of the medieval and Renaissance altarpiece, frames the land with a certain anti-modern, medievalising and Christian sacredness. McCahon's International Air Race of 1953, commissioned by Tasman Empire Airways Limited, and later destroyed by its unhappy commissioners, might seem, with its racing jets, another important exception to the anti-technological rule of New Zealand landscape painting. However, it was provoked, in all probability, only by TEAL's special requirements. Significantly, the other aeroplanes which fly through McCahon's art, appear in a Christianised and so medievalised, context. There is one above the barbed wire behind the biblical Paul, in I Paul to You at Ngatimote, 1946, which, as a modernist machine of war, flying into the parabolic line-and-ball symbol of atomic technology, signifies technological modernity in its most negative aspect. An aeroplane provides the window format of Flight From Egypt, 1980, A Christian allegory of the search for the Promised Land. Other aeroplanes are transubstantiated into a cross - a device borrowed from the great Russian abstractionist, Malevich, or a sign of the soul flying from the body at the moment of death, in the Jet Out Over Muriwai series of drawings. McCahon's aeroplanes, with the exception of the TEAL commission, are invariably turned into a Christian symbol. It is significant, too, that such celebrations as there are of technology and the machine in New Zealand art tend mostly to be made by painters infected by the modern in style - it is as though stylistic modernity and technological modernity are accepted as one and the same. International Air Race was a somewhat cubist picture, provincially mild though it is, and based on the still only proto-cubist works of Picasso and Braque, yet leaves the realism of the regional realist behind. Text assistance from The Invention of New Zealand; a Nationalist Mythology in Art and Letters: c. 1930c. 1970, Francis Pound

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SONJA DRAKE Surface Tension Mixed media on board 45 x 160 Signed & dated 2011 verso $1,200 - 1,800

70 PIERA MCARTHUR (b. 1929) Joy of Performing II Oil on canvas 28 x 30 Signed $1,000 - 1,500


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HELEN BROWN (1917 - 86) Taupo 1 Oil on canvas 76 x 101 Signed & dated 1971 $6,000 - 9,000

SIMON MCINTYRE (b. 1955) Echo Acrylic on paper 73 x 53 Signed & dated 1993 $800 - 1,500

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E MERVYN TAYLOR (1906 - 64) On the Beach, Wellington Watercolour 28 x 38 Signed & dated 1957 $2,500 - 3,500

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E MERVYN TAYLOR (1906 - 64) Elephants Wood engraving 26 x 25 cm Signed & inscribed $500 - 800


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E MERVYN TAYLOR (1906 - 64) Cats Colour linocut, edition of 20, 29 x 38.5 Signed & inscribed $1,500 - 2,500

79 E MERVYN TAYLOR (1906 - 64) Serenity Linocut, edition of 25, 36 x 21 Signed & inscribed $1,000 - 1,500

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E MERVYN TAYLOR (1906 - 64) Tern Wood engraving, edition of 40, 11 x 8.5 Signed & inscribed $800 - 1,200

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E MERVYN TAYLOR (1906 - 64) Snail Wood engraving, edition of 30, 7 x 9 Signed & inscribed $700 - 1,000

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81 81 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) Menton on the Med Oil on board 47.5 x 56 Signed $4,000 - 6,000

82 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) Mykonos Oil on board 22 x 34 Signed $2,500 - 3,500

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83 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) Cote D’Azur Oil on board 35 x 53 Signed $3,000.- 5,000


84 84 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) Brixham, England Oil on board 37 x 59 Signed $3,000 - 5,000

85 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) Moscow Nights Oil on board 30 x 42 Signed $2,500 - 3,500

86 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) The Swan, Wiltshire Oil on board 25 x 46 Signed $4,500 - 6,500

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MICHAEL SMITHER (b. 1939) Still Life Woodblock monoprint 55 x 38 Signed, dated 1964 & inscribed The ascending sun by clarity / Graces each morning thing / Out of the darkness bestowing / Praises in pools of light $500 - 1,000

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TOM MUTCH (b. 1951) Future Totems Wooden sculpture, four painted pieces, 97 x 74 x 30 $1,000 - 2,000

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MICHAEL SMITHER (b. 1939) Untitled Screenprint 47.5 x 42.9 Signed, dated 1967 & inscribed 2/10/17/G $500 - 1,000

90 JANE EVANS (1946 - 2012) Beverley with Agapanthas Gouache on paper 80 x 62 Signed & dated 1992 Inscribed Beverley with Agapanthas & dated 1992 verso $6,000 - 10,000 PROVENANCE Private Collection, Wellington 88

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Three works from the Estate of Gabrielle Hope

91 GABRIELLE HOPE (1916 - 62) The Letter - Geoff Fairburn Watercolour 52 x 40 Signed $800 - 1,200

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GABRIELLE HOPE (1916 - 62) The Nikau Trail Watercolour 39 x 29 Signed & dated 1953 $600 - 800

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GABRIELLE HOPE (1916 - 62) Garden Study Watercolour 55 x 42 $800 - 1,500


94 COLIN VERNON WHEELER (1919 - 2012) Hampden Cottage Oil on board 76 x 73 Signed $4,000 - 6,000

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LAURENCE WILLIAM WILSON (1850 - 1912) Near the Acheron Passage, Dusky Sound Watercolour 28.5 x 60 Signed & inscribed Near the Acheron Passage, Dusky Sound $2,500 - 3,500

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MARGARET OLROG STODDART (1865 - 1934) Poppies and White Hydrangeas Watercolour 24 x 34.5 Signed & dated 1903 $7,000 -10,000

97 PETER MCINTYRE (1910 - 95) North Island, Coastal Landscape Oil on board 45 x 61 Signed $8,000 - 12,000

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98 PETER MCINTYRE (1910 - 95) The Kestrel, Auckland Watercolour 53 x 71.5 Signed $7,000 - 10,000

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99 SYDNEY LOUGH THOMPSON (1877 - 1973) An October Morning, Concarneau, Brittany Oil on canvas board 37 x 44.5 Signed $6,000 - 8,000

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DAVID BARKER (b. 1941) Sea Captain’s House Acrylic on board 38 x 51 Signed & dated 2003 2,000 - 3,000

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101 101 SYDNEY LOUGH THOMPSON (1877 - 1973) Lake Heron Oil on canvas 50 x 60.5 Signed $5,000 - 7,000

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102 TIM WILSON (b. 1954) Arthur River, Fiordland Oil on canvas 59 x 89.5 Signed $2,500 - 3,500


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103 SYDNEY LOUGH THOMPSON (1877 - 1973) Canterbury Landscape Oil on canvas 37 x 45 Signed $3,000 - 4,000

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GASTON DE VEL (1924 - 2010) Moored Boats Oil on canvas 39.5 x 49.5 Signed & dated 1975 800 - 1,200

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105 105 RATA LOVELL SMITH (1894 - 1969 ) Canterbury Fields Oil on canvas board 30 x 40 Signed $1,500 - 2,500

106 CECIL F KELLY (1879 - 1954) Near Lyttleton Oil on canvas 35 x 45 Signed $1,500 - 2,500

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107 CECIL F KELLY (1879 - 1954) New Brighton Oil on canvas board 38 x 52 Signed $1,000 - 1,500


108 108 OLIVIA SEPNCER BOWER (1905 - 82) The Moncriefs at Holiday Home, Abel Tasman, National Park Watercolour 27 x 38 Signed $3,000 - 5,000 During the 1930s Olivia Spencer Bower frequently stayed with the Moncrief family, prominent Nelson antique and art collectors, at their holiday home in Abel Tasman Park. This work is from one such visit dated around 1938. Text from Tinakori Gallery label affixed verso

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COLIN VENRON WHEELER (1919 - 2012) Otago Chapel Watercolour 36 x 26.5 Signed & dated 1961 $1,000 - 2,000

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110 JAMES COOK (1904 - 60) An Old Barn Watercolour 24 x 31 Signed $800 - 1,200

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111 WILLIAM JAMES REED (1908 - 96) Red Roof Mixed media on paper 46 x 53 Signed $3,000 - 5,000 EXHIBITED William James Reed: Works from the Estate Collection, International Art Centre, 20 - 30 March 2002

112 KEES HOSS (1916 - 2015) Shaded Courtyard Oil on card 11.5 x 17 Signed $1,500 - 2,500 PROVENANCE Private Collection, Amsterdam

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MARGARET THOMPSON (b. 1924 working 1940s 50s) Jungle Scene Varnished watercolour 29.5 x 39.5 $800 - 1,200


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COLIN LOVELL-SMITH (1894 - 1961) Vézelay Bourgogne Oil on canvas 34 x 42.5 Signed & dated 1950 $1,000 - 1,500

115 PETER BEADLE (b. 1933) Paradise and Humblot Peaks (Knox, Chaos, Poseduim and Cosmos) Dart River, Wakatipu Oil on board 40.5 x 76 Signed $1,500 - 2,500

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A AUSTIN DEANS (1915 - 2011) The Wool Shed, Morven Hills, Central Otago Watercolour 36 x 54 Signed & dated 1972 $3,000 - 5,000

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DEAN BUCHANAN (b. 1952) St Mary’s Bay from Birkenhead Oil on canvas 85.5 x 118 Signed & dated 1991 $1,500 - 2,500

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GRANT WHIBLEY Toto Oil on canvas 20 x 28 Signed, inscribed Toto & dated 2004 verso $400 - 800

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MATT GAULDIE (b. 1976) Bull Rider Oil on canvas 45.5 x 45.5 Signed & dated 2012 $1,000 - 2,000

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STANLEY PALMER (b. 1936) Tower Bamboo etching, 13/60, 58 x 41 Signed, inscribed Tower & dated 1979 $800 - 1,200

119 IVY GRACE FIFE (1905 - 76) Rockpool Watercolour 57 x 47 Signed $500 - 1,000

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122 MICHAEL SMITHER (b. 1939) Tom, 1967 Screenprint, edition of 20, 57 x 41 Signed $500 - 1,000 Note: Letter to vendor from artist affixed verso


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CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) Road to the Sea Oil on board 29.5 x 34.5 Signed & dated 1940 $2,500 - 3,500

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124 CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) The Estuary, Wainui Stream Oil on board 54 x 64 Signed $1,000 - 2,000

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CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) Coastal Heads with Steam Boat Oil on board 35.5 x 44.5 Signed & dated 1932 verso $800 - 1,200

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CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) Takaka, Summer Oil on board 33 x 49.5 Signed & dated 1940 $700 - 1,000

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CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) Lake Landscape Oil on canvas board 29 x 39 $600 - 1,000

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CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) San Martin’s Bridge, Toledo Watercolour 28 x 38.8 $400 - 600

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CEDRIC SAVAGE (1901 - 69) Autumn, Takaka Watercolour 27.5 x 30.5 $600 - 1,000

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JOHN BARR CLARKE HOYTE (1835 - 1913) The Garden Palace, Sydney Watercolour 24 x 41.5 $1,500 - 2,500

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CHARLES GOLDIE (1870 - 1949) A Good Joke Chromolithograph print 37 x 28 Machine signed, inscribed & dated 1905 $1,000 - 2,000

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ANNE RUSH (b. 1950) Profusion of Orange Poppies Mixed media on paper 53 x 73 Signed & dated 1987 $800 - 1,200

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 - 87) Jackie, 1964, from The Andy Warhol Collection Framed poster 110 x 101 400 - 800


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JOHN WEEKS (1888 - 1965) Mediterranean Rooftops Oil on canvas 35 x 39.5 Weeks O’Connor stamp verso $2,000 - 4,000

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ANDY WARHOL (1928 - 87) Shoes, Shoes, Shoes from The Andy Warhol Collection Framed poster 80 x 80 $400 - 600

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136 CHRISTINA CONRAD (b. 1942) The Artist & Stone Carver Locked in Domesticity Oil on board 27 x 31 Signed $400 - 600

137 JUSTIN BOROUGHS (b. 1952) Whatipu Oil on board 45 x 100 Signed $1,500 - 2,500

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CHRISTINA CONRAD (b. 1942) Krishna’s Birthday Oil on Board 120 x 96 Signed & dated 1984 $1,000 - 3,000

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GRAHAM SYDNEY (b. 1948) Riverbank Lithograph, edition 30/75, 52 x 82 Signed, inscribed & dated 1992 $1,000 - 1,500

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FELIX KELLY (1916 - 94) Drifter and Paddle Steamers, 1946 Lithograph, 46.5 x 73 Signed on plate $500 - 1,000 Printed in England for The Banyard Press for School Prints Ltd

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GAVIN CHILCOTT (b.1950) David, Plywood, Templates Plus Self Coloured pencil & watercolour on paper 57 x 77.5 Signed, inscribed David, Plywood, Templates Plus Self & Buckingham St. Redfern & dated 12.4.89 $800 -1 ,200

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MICHAEL SMITHER (b. 1939) Bartok Wedding Dance Screenprint, edition 14/45, 49 x 67 Signed, inscribed & dated 1980 $500 - 1,000

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MICHAEL SMITHER (b.1939) Rocks Screenprint 45 x 83 Signed & dated 25/2/72 $500 - 1,000

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TOM FOLWELL Playing with Props Coloured pencil 31 x 42.5 Signed, inscribed Playing with Props & dated 1978 $200 - 400

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145 MIKE ROWLAND (b. 1949) Peace Oil on canvas 185 x 150 Signed $5,000 - 10,000

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146 146 JOHN LOXTON (1903 - 69) Still Life Oil on canvas board 95 x 72 Signed $1,000 - 1,800

147 WILLIAM GEORGE BAKER (1864 - 1929) Maori Girl Watercolour 36 x 25.5 Signed $1,000 - 2,000 148 JOHN BARR CLARKE HOYTE (1835 - 1913) Lake Waikaremoana Watercolour 27 x 32 Signed $4,000 - 6,000 149

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CHARLES BLOMFIELD (1848 - 1926) Whanganui River Oil on board 25 x 45 Signed & dated 1903 $2,500 - 3,500

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WILLIAM GEORGE BAKER (1864 - 1929) Wairoa River Oil on canvas 44 x 64 Signed & inscribed $600 - 1,000

151 JOHN PHILEMON BACKHOUSE (1845 - 1908) Lake Taupo & Blue & Green Lakes, Rotorua Oil on card 13.5 x 13.5 $1,600 - 2,500

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154 PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN A Maori and Infant - A pair Albumen print 14.5 x 9.5 Inscribed A Maori and Infant and cabinet card 9.5 x 6.5 Inscribed New Zealand Native verso $500 - 1,000

152 ALBERT ALDIS (1901 - 69) Maori Pa on a River at Sunset, c. 1880 Oil on board 18 x 25.5 Signed $800 - 1,200

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AFTER GOTTFRIED LINDAUER Heeni Hirini and Child Oil on canvas 75 x 60 $5,000 - 10,000

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153 155 JOHN BARR CLARKE HOYTE (1835 - 1913) Whangaroa Harbour, Northland Watercolour 24 x 58.5 Signed $1,500 - 2,000 156

154

R E OWEN, GOVERNMENT PRINTER Mount Egmont (8,260 Ft), Taranaki. Egmont National Park. New Zealand & Mount Cook National Park Colour process lithograph 101 x 63 $800 - 1,200

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160 JANE CRISP (b. 1970) The Space Within Acrylic on board 38 x 38 Signed & 2012 $800 - 1,200

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JUSTIN SUMMERTON (b. 1968) Matiatia, Waiheke Oil on canvas 55.5 x 76 Signed & dated 2019 $2,500 - 3,500

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DICK FRIZZELL (b. 1943) Mickey to Tiki (Reversed) Screenprint, edition of 500, 70 x 100 Signed, inscribed & dated 2012 $800 - 1,200

162 DONNA DEMENTE (b. 1968) Untitled Acrylic on board 46 x 46 Signed $400 - 600

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JUSTIN SUMMERTON (b. 1968) Ascension, Hagley Park, Christchurch Oil on canvas 76 x 101 Signed & dated 2018 $3,500 - 4,500

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160 STEVE PEYROUX (b. 1966) Dimming Intensity Oil on board 49 x 64 Signed $500 - 1,000

164 DONNA DEMENTE (b. 1968) Helliotis Acrylic on board 24 x 29 Signed $400 - 600 165

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NEAL PALMER (b. 1968) Untitled, Tree Metallic acrylic on MDF board 155 x 122 Signed & dated 2014 verso $1,000 - 2,000

WESTON FRIZZELL Tututables Screenprint, edition 107/110 39 x 92.5 Signed, inscribed Tututables & dated 2007 $500 - 1,000


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JOHN A HARRINGTON BIRD (British 1846 - 1936) Ladas Oil on board 20.5 x 26 Signed & dated 1894 $500 - 1,000

167 ARTIST UNKNOWN Portrait of Henry Oil on wooden panel 20 x 16 Signed, inscribed George is King & dated 1851 verso $800 - 1200 168 KRISHNA REDDY (Indian 1925 - 2018) La Vague (The Wave) Colour etching, edition of 65, 39.5 x 48.5 Signed $800 - 1,200

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NORMAN PRESCOTT-DAVIES (Scottish 1862 - 1915) The Spirit of the White Petals Oil on canvas 91 x 60 Signed & dated 1898 $4,000 - 6,000


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170 170 PIETRO ANNIGONI (Italian 1910 - 88) Portrait of a Woman Lithograph, edition 49/99 69 x 49 Signed $600 - 1,000

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171 JOHN PIPER (British 1903 - 92) Foliate Heads Screenprint, edition 52/75, 56.5 x 75 Signed $800 - 1,200 172

VICTOR VASARELY (French - Hungarian 1906 - 97) Great Responses, 1974 Silk-screenprint, edition of 540, Paper size 60 x 49.5 Image size 40 x 40 Signed $800 - 1,200

173 SIDNEY NOLAN (Australian 1917 - 1992) Skull with Crosses, 1966 Screenprint, edition 52/70 60 x 46 Signed $300 - 500

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174 174 PETER BEADLE (b. 1933) Waterfall, Doubtful Sound, Fiordland Oil on board 90 x 120 Signed $3,000 - 5,000 175 JONATHAN WHITE (b. 1939) From Sandbrock Bluff to Awarua Point, South Westland Oil on canvas 48.5 x 66.5 Signed $2,500 - 3,500 176 JONATHAN WHITE (b. 1939) Hall River, South Westland Oil on canvas 49 x 66.5 Signed $2,500 - 3,500

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177

PETER WALLERS (b. 1953) Crossing the Railway, Litchfield, Putaruru Oil and acrylic on board 80 x 149 Signed & dated 2011 $2,000 - 4,000

178 JONATHAN WHITE (b. 1939) Pororari River Westland Oil on canvas 66 x 86 Signed $2,500 - 3,500 179 PETER BEADLE (b. 1933) Stream Okarito, West Coast Bush Oil on canvas board 29 x 39 Signed $800 - 1,200


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182 180 OWEN R LEE (1918 - 2003) Yachts, Auckland Harbour Oil on canvas board 40 x 50 Signed $800 - 1,500

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185 181 OWEN R LEE (1918 - 2003) English Village Scene Oil on board 27.5 x 36.3 Signed $800 - 1,200


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ROY J DICKISON (1923 - 2012) Central Otago Scene Oil on canvas 35 x 45 Signed & dated 1942 $800 - 1,200

183 JOHN LOXTON (1903 - 69) Thames Backwater Oil on canvas board 34 x 44 Signed $500 - 1,000 184 JOS KIVITS (b. 1945) Still Life with Books, Glasses & Pipe Oil on board 50 x 60 Signed $1,000 - 3,000 185 ALFRED ERNEST BAXTER (1878 - 1936) San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice Watercolour 30 x 41.5 Signed $1,750 - 2,250

186 187 DENNIS KNIGHT TURNER (1924 - 2011) Portrait of Peta (Amplice) Oil on board 59 x 45.5 Signed $1,000 - 1,500 188 TOM ESPLIN (1915 - 2005) Venetian Memories Watercolour 41.5 x 30 Signed $800 - 1,200

186 JAMES PEEL (British 1811 - 1906) Moel Siabod, North Wales Oil on canvas 45 x 76 Signed $500 - 1,000

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189 RUSSELL JACKSON (b. 1947) One Tree Hill - Pheasant Oil and enamel on board 64 x 74 Signed $1,000 - 1,500

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DICK FRIZZELL (b. 1943) Old Boots Screenprint, edition of 300., 45 x 58 Signed, inscribed & dated 2011 $500 - 800

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RUSSELL JACKSON (b. 1947) Stony Batter, Waiheke Island Acrylic on paper 28 x 28 Signed, inscribed & dated 2012 $400 - 600

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RICHARD SMITH Accidental Sculptures, Taranaki Coast Acrylic and polyester on canvas 71 x 165 Signed & dated 2010 $1,000 - 2,000

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RICHARD SMITH Roadside Boxes Acrylic on canvas 40 x 86 Signed & dated 2010 $1,000 - 2,000

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RICHARD SMITH King Country Homestead Acrylic on canvas 49 x 59.5 Signed & dated 2006 $1,000 - 1,500

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RICHARD SMITH Dry Boots, Waihohonu Hut Ruapehu Acrylic & polyester on canvas 51 x 76 Signed & dated 2010 $1,000 - 1,500

196 RICHARD SMITH Steamed up Cupola Hutt, Nelson Lakes. Acrylic on board 61 x 41.5 Signed $1,000 - 1,500

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RICHARD SMITH Instruction Board, Lake Tarawera Acrylic on canvas 61 x 91 Signed & dated 2007 $1,000 - 1,500


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SCOTT MCFARLANE (b. 1966) Otaha Oil on linen 65 x 102 Signed, inscribed & dated 1994 verso $800 - 1,500


204 199

IDA EISE (1894 - 1978) Roses Still Life Oil on board 44 x 34 Signed & dated 1970 $700 - 1,000

200 DALENE MEIRING (b. 1965) Bouquet Acrylic on canvas 76 x 76 Signed $1,000 - 1,500 201 ALAN WATERS Origins of the Sea Watercolour 55 x 46 Signed $500 - 1,000 202 ALAN WATERS The Swing Watercolour 42 x 58 Signed $500 - 1,000

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ANNIE BAIRD (1932 - 99) Greta’s Garden Oil on board 89 x 59 Signed & dated 1986 $400 - 600

206 TIM WILSON (b. 1954) Still Water, South Island Oil on canvas board 29 x 39 Signed $800 - 1,200

203 TONY CRIB Albino Whale Oil on canvas 75 x 100 Signed $800 - 1,200 204 ANNIE BAIRD (1932 - 99) Woman in Red Watercolour 66 x 53 Signed $400 - 600

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207 PEGGY SPICER (1908 - 84) Hotel in Thames Watercolour 28 x 35.5 Signed $500 - 1,000 208 PEGGY SPICER (1908 - 84) Coastal Town with Inlet Watercolour 38 x 53 Signed $500 - 1,000

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209 PEGGY SPICER (1908 - 84) River Landscape Watercolour 35 x 53 Signed $500 - 1,000 210 PEGGY SPICER (1908 - 84) Waiwera, North Island Watercolour 36.5 x 55 Signed $500 - 1,000

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TOM BURNETT (b. 1958) House with Palms Screenprint, edition 40/130, 57 x 81 Signed & dated 1987 $800 - 1,200

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JENNY DOLEZEL (b. 1966) The Game of Love Screenprint, edition 1/36, 56 x 74.5 Signed, inscribed The Game of Love & dated 1989 $800 - 1,200

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ROBERT ELLIS (b. 1929) Motuvaluvalu Lithograph, edition 4/13, 91 x 58 Signed & inscribed $800 - 1,200

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TOM MUTCH (b. 1951) Progress the dream Screenprint, edition of 35 50 x 44 Signed & dated 1985 $300 - 500

215 BARBARA BLAKEMORE-FOWLER (1921 - 2004) Sea Shore Watercolour 33 x 48 Signed $400 - 600 210

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215 216 ELIZABETH PULMAN (1836 - 1900) A Tattooed Chief, Teretimana Terurapoutu Silver gelatin print 24.3 x 18.5 Inscribed New Zealand, A Tattoed Chief 800 - 1,200 217

TOM MUTCH (b. 1951) Chinese Circus Screenprint, edition of 27, 59 x 46 Signed & dated 1985 $300 - 500

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218 TOM BURNETT (b.1958) Island Bay Screenprint, edition of 90, 40 x 39 Signed & dated 1985 $300 - 500

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Index ALDIS A ...........................................152 ANNIGONI P....................................170 BACKHOUSE J P.............................. 151 BAIRD A .................................204, 205 BAKER W G.............................. 147, 150 BARKER D....................................... 100 BAXTER A E.....................................185 BEADLE P.......................... 115, 174, 179 BELLENGER J & P............................ 56 BEVAN-FORD J................................ 49 BINNEY D...................................3, 7, 65 BLAIR NEE H P............................ 13, 14 BLAKEMORE-FOWLER B ..............215 BLOMFIELD C................................ 149 BOROUGHS J...................................137 BROMLEY D...................................... 58 BROWN H ........................................ 73 BROWN N........................ 1, 5, 11, 31, 44 BUCHANAN D.................................. 117 BURNETT T ............................. 218, 211 CHILCOTT G.................................... 141 CHING R...................................... 66, 67 CLAIRMONT P..................................30 COLEMAN B...................................... 57 CONRAD C...............................136, 138 COOK J.............................................110 CRIB T.............................................203 CRISP J.............................................161 DAGLEY A..........................................71 DE VEL G......................................... 104 DEANS A A....................................... 116 DEMENTE D............................162, 164 DIBBLE P............................................17 DICKISON R J................................. 182 DOLEZEL J.......................................212 DRAKE S............................................ 69 DRAWBRIDGE J............................... 35 EISE I............................................... 199 ELLIS R ............................................213 ESPLIN T.....76, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 188 EVANS J............................................90 FERNANDEZ G................................. 18 FIFE I G............................................114 FOLWELL T..................................... 144 FONG L.............................................. 64 FRASER J.......................................... 34 FREEMANTLE G............................... 63 FRIZZELL D.............8, 16, 42, 158, 190

FRIZZELL W....................................165 GAULDIE M ....................................118 GOLDIE C F ..................................... 131 GOOD R....................................... 28, 37 GOPAS R............................................ 29 GREAVES M...................................... 38 HAMMOND B..................................... 4 HANLY P................................... 2, 6, 36 HARRINGTON BIRD J A................ 166 HIGHT M............................................19 HOPE G....................................... 92, 93 HOS K............................................... 112 HOTERE R.........................................41 HOYTE J B C.................... 130, 148, 155 HUGHES S........................................ 22 HUNDERTWASSER F...................... 25 HOPE G..............................................91 JACKSON R.............................. 189, 191 KAHUKIWA R...................................48 KELLY F........................................... 140 KELLY C F................................106, 107 KINGSTONE I .................................. 32 KIVITS J.......................................... 184 KNIGHT T D.....................................187 LEE O R........................................... 180 LEE H R.................................39, 40, 50 LEE O R............................................181 LELEISI’UAO A................................. 26 LINDAUER G AFTER......................153 LOVELL-SMITH C........................... 114 LOVELL-SMITH R.......................... 105 LOXTON J ...............................146, 183 MAUGHAN K..................................... 11 MCARTHUR P................................... 70 MCCAHON C ................................9, 68 MCFARLANE S............................... 198 MCINTYRE P............................... 97, 98 MCINTYRE S..................................... 72 MEIRING D.....................................200 MILLAR J...........................................15 MORRISON R................................... 52 MRKUSICH M...................................20 MUTCH T...........................88, 214, 217 NIGRO J................................ 59, 60, 61 NOLAN S..........................................173 OWEN R E .......................................156 PALMER N.......................................163 PALMER S........................................ 121

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PARKES M......................................... 24 PEEL J............................................. 186 PEYROUX S..................................... 160 PIPER J............................................. 171 PRESCOTT-DAVIES N ................... 169 PROUDFOOT D................................. 33 PULMAN E.......................................216 REDDY K......................................... 168 REED W J......................................... 111 ROBINSON P..................................... 46 ROWLAND M...................................145 RUSH A.............................................132 SAVAGE C.................123, 124, 125, 126, .......................................... 127, 128, 129 SIDDELL S......................................... 23 SMITH R...........................................192 SMITH R............ 193, 194, 195, 196, 197 SMITHER M......... 87, 89, 122, 142, 143 SPENCER B O................................. 108 SPICER P................ 207, 208, 209, 210 STEVENS E........................................ 27 STODDART M .................................. 96 SUMMERTON J....................... 157, 159 SYDNEY G................................. 43, 139 SYSZYDLOWSKI H..................... 47, 62 TAYLOR E M..74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 78, 80 THOMPSON S L.................99, 101, 103 THOMPSON M................................. 113 THOMSON J..................................... 53 UNKNOWN ARTIST........................167 UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER......154 VASARELY V....................................172 WALLERS P......................................172 WARHOL A.............................. 133, 135 WATERS A............................... 201, 202 WEEKS J...........................................134 WESTRA A..........................................51 WHEELER C V.......................... 94, 109 WHIBLEY G.................................... 120 WHITE J ...........................175, 176, 178 WILLIAMS M...............................12, 54 WILLIAMS G..................................... 55 WILLIAMS M.................................... 45 WILSON L W..................................... 95 WILSON T............................... 102, 206 WRIGHT G.........................................21


Absentee Bid Form - COLLECTABLE ART 6:30pm Thursday 22 August I instruct International Art Centre to bid on my behalf for the following lots up to the prices indicated below. I understand my bids are to be executed at the lowest attainable price level. All bids are subject to Conditions of Sale printed in this catalogue.

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Lot 26 Andy Leleisi’uao


Conditions of Sale and A Guide to Buyers The highest bidder shall be the buyer. In the event of any dispute as to the bidding in respect of any lot, that lot may be offered again at the discretion of the auctioneer whose decision shall be absolute and final. The auctioneer has the right (i) to refuse any bid; (ii) to advance the bidding at his absolute discretion; (iii) to place a reserve on any lot; (iv) to place a bid or bids on behalf of the seller; (v) to withdraw any lot from sale; (vi) to require a successful bidder to pay forthwith the whole or any part of the purchase price. The auctioneer acts as the agent of the seller and neither he nor the seller shall be responsible for any defects or faults in any lot or for any errors of description or for genuineness or authenticity of any lot and no compensation shall be paid in respect of same. From the time of lot being sold, such lot will be the responsibility of the buyer. Successful bidders are required to pay for purchases immediately on completion of sale unless otherwise arranged. All intending buyers are required to register for a bidding number prior to auction commencing. Subscribers can use their permanent bidding number. We reserve the right to ask for identification if you are a first time client of International Art Centre. Each lot shall be paid for and removed at the buyers expense by no later than 5:00pm Monday 26 August 2019 unless otherwise arranged failing which the auctioneer and/or the seller shall have the right to forfeit any deposit paid by the buyer and to resell the lot either by public or private sale and any deficiency on costs of resale shall be borne by the defaulting buyer. No lot may be collected whilst auction is in progress. Payment can also not be made until completion of auction. SUBJECT BIDS When the auctioneer declares a lot ‘subject’ this means the bid is below the set reserve and is subject to vendor accepting, rejecting or negotiating the bid. International Art Centre will endeavour to make contact with the vendor immediately after sale or the following day. If the bid is accepted, the highest bidder is obligated to make purchase. ESTIMATES Estimates are provided for each entry and act as a guide only. They are prepared well in advance of sale and are subject to revision at any time. Estimates are based on hammer price and do not include buyers premium.

ABSENTEE BIDS Absentee bidding arranged - please refer to absentee bidding in back of catalogue Fax to (09) 307 3421 or post to PO Box 37 344 Parnell before 3pm day of sale. Please do not be offended if a member of our staff ask for your credit card details as security. Absentee bids can also be left via our website to registered members. Our website www.fineartauction.co.nz acts as a useful auxiliary to the catalogue but we recommend inspection or a condition report prior to leaving a bid. Our staff will gladly supply you with a condition report on any lot. TELEPHONE BIDS Telephone bidding available to subscribers and registered bidders. There is no charge for this service. PAYMENT OPTIONS Eftpos: Available for transactions depending on your daily limit. Bank deposits: Bank instructions on invoice if paying by direct debit. Quote the Lot number(s) purchased and Surname as reference. Cheques: Under $10,000 accepted by known clients of International Art Centre or at our discretion. Make cheque payable to ‘International Art Centre’. International Art Centre reserves the right to release goods once cheque proceeds have been cleared. For payments above $10,000 please make electronic transfer. Credit cards: Visa and Mastercard accepted - 2% surcharge. PROTECTED OBJECTS ACT Art objects over 50 years old made by an artist or maker born in or related to New Zealand may be protected New Zealand objects, and therefore require permission from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage in order to be exported. Applications for permission to export can be made at https://mch.govt.nz/ nz-identity-heritage/protected-objects/exporting FREIGHT & PACKING International Art Centre arrange door to door delivery both nationally and internationally. Please arrange insurance on your items prior to them leaving our premises. OTHER ENQUIRIES Should you have any questions relating to the sale or if we can be of any other assistance please contact us during business hours on (09) 379 4010, Toll Free 0800 800 322 or email info@internationalartcentre.co.nz BUYERS PREMIUM 17.5% Buyers premium plus GST on premium applies to all lots. (Total buyers premium is 20.12% including GST)

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Lot 109 Colin Vernon Wheeler

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Lot 21 Grace Wright


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