Lot 10
  • 10

Danila Vassilieff

Estimate
6,000 - 9,000 AUD
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Description

  • Danila Vassilieff
  • THE RAILWAY
  • Signed Vassilieff (lower right)
  • Oil on canvas on composition board

Provenance

Elizabeth Vassilieff Wolf, Sydney
Macquarie Galleries, Sydney
The late Dr and Mrs D. R. Sheumack, Sydney; purchased from the above in 1975; thence by descent

Exhibited

Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, cat. 22 (as 'Railway')
Autumn exhibition 1975: Recent acquisitions, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 2 - 17 April 1975, cat. 50 (as 'Sydney Railway, Surrey Hills')
The D. R. Sheumack Collection of Australian Paintings, S. H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 1983, cat. 105
Vassilieff: a retrospective exhibition of paintings, sculptures and watercolours, Heide Park & Art Gallery, Melbourne, 1985, cat. 10

Literature

'He'd like to burn our gallery', Sun, Sydney, 8 March 1936, p. 8
Autumn exhibition 1975: Recent acquisitions, Melbourne: Joseph Brown Gallery, 1975, cat. 50 (as 'Sydney Railway, Surrey Hills')
Felicity St. John Moore, Vassilieff and his Art, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1982, p. 142
Robyn Christie and Justin Miller, The D. R. Sheumack Collection, Eighty Years of Australian Paintings, Sydney: Sotheby's Australia Pty. Ltd., 1988, pl. 82 (illus.)

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