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    Sale 7653

    Modern and Contemporary Australian and South African Art

    16 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    Sir Arthur Ernest Streeton (1867-1943)

    Melbourne from the Dandedongs

    Price Realised  

    Sir Arthur Ernest Streeton (1867-1943)
    Melbourne from the Dandedongs
    signed 'A STREETON' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 30in. (50.8 x 76.2cm.)


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    Provenance

    F.J. Wallis.
    D.R. Sheumack, Sydney, 1957.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, Melbourne, 26 Aug. 1997, lot 162.
    Private collection, Melbourne.


    Literature

    Art in Australia, 'Arthur Streeton Number', third series, no.40, October 1931, pl.27 (illustrated).
    A. Streeton, The Arthur Streeton Catalogue, Melbourne, 1935, cat. no.727 ('Melbourne from the Dandenong' [sic]).
    A. Galbally, Arthur Streeton, Melbourne, 1969, cat. no.180.
    R. Christie and J. Miller (eds.), The D.R. Sheumack Collection: eighty years of Australian painting, Sydney, 1988, cat. no.20 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Sydney, Education Department Gallery, Recent Australian Landscapes by Arthur Streeton, Nov. 1921, cat. no.10 ('Melbourne from Dandenongs').
    Sydney, S.H. Irvin Gallery, The D.R. Sheumack Collection of Australian Paintings, May-June 1983, cat. no.100.