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


    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).


    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.