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Early Australian + International Art - 1
The original woodblock for the frontispiece to Daniel Bunce's 1859 book on the Australian explorer Leichhardt.
Also comes with the woodblock for the signature seen in the frontispiece
$875 incl GST
Mortimer Menpes (1855 – 1938 Australian)
20.5 x 26 cm
Signed lower right
An orientalist oil painting on board in original frame, circa 1900.
The painting monogramed lower right ‘JA’ and frame stamped with makers name, Badir and Sons Cairo.
Frame dimension 46.5 x 41.5 cm
$2,950 incl GST
Fruhling Photographic Studio, Adelaide, SA
Overpainted photographic portrait of George Aiston in the uniform of the Adelaide Permanent Rifles, c 1899
64 x 51 cm
$2,350 incl GST
Antoine-Charles Vauthier (French 1790-1831)
Echidna, circa 1826
11 x 15.5cm
Signed lower right below image in black pencil, 'Vauthier'
Provenance: Marcel Jeanson Collection, Christies London, 19 June 2000
Arader Galleries, New York
Private Collection, Adelaide
The engraving of this work is held by the NGA and was published in 'Oeuvres complètes de Buffon', Paris, Île-de-France, France, 1827.
The NGA also has in its collection a directly related watercolour of the Tasmanian Tiger (2012.40) by the same artist which we held at an earlier date.
Excessively rare and important.
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