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    Sale 7482

    Modern and Contemporary Australian Art Including Works by New Zealand and South African Artists

    12 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 22

    Sir Arthur Ernest Streeton (1867-1943)

    Rochester from Strood Hill

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Arthur Ernest Streeton (1867-1943)
    Rochester from Strood Hill
    signed 'A STREETON.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    20 x 30 1/8in. (50.8 x 76.5cm.)


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    For two drawings of the present subject by Streeton, see Bonhams and Goodman (Melbourne), 7 August 2007, lot 4 (where incorrectly titled 'Rouen 1912'), and Leonard Joel (Melbourne), 16 April 2007, lot 127 (incorrectly titled 'View of Rouen 1907').

    According to Mary Eagle, Streeton was in the Rochester area in 1904.

    We are grateful to Oliver Streeton for the above information.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Ian Moffat, c.1948, and thence by descent to the present owner, his great-nephew.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Exhibited

    Melbourne, Upper Hibernian Hall, Exhibition of Pictures by Arthur Streeton prior to his return to Europe, April, 1907, cat. no. 12.