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The Fine Art Auction Top Five Results

Art & Sculpture 19 Mar 2013

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Lot 241
CHEONG SOO PIENG (SINGAPOREAN, 1917-1983)
Two Women 1969
mixed media
signed in Chinese lower left
signed and dated ‘SOO PIENG 1967’ verso
91 x 71cm (overall)

PROVENANCE
Purchased in Singapore in late 1960s/early 1970s
Thence by descent
Estimate $ 50,000-70,000
Sold for $ 61,000 IBP

Lot 23632

JOHN PIPER (BRITISH, 1903-1992)
Maen Bras (in Snowdon)
gouache and ink
signed ‘John Piper’ lower left
titled verso
bears Buchholz Gallery, New York exhibition label with cat. no. ‘9839’ verso
bears San Francisco Museum of Art Exhibition label verso
bears California Palace of the Legion of Honor exhibition label verso
55.5 x 65.5cm

EXHIBITED
Buchholz Gallery, New York
John Piper, San Francisco Museum of Art, 1948
Six British Artists, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, May 1950

Estimate $ 5,000-10,000
Sold for $ 23,180 IBP

Lot 30
LINDSAY BERNARD HALL (1859-1935)
Andante circa 1887-1888
oil on canvas
signed ‘B. Hall’ lower left
30.5 x 69cm

PROVENANCE
Purchased in 1890 from the artist by Elsinore Mary Shuter (who later became the artist’s wife)
Remained in Bernard Hall’s collection until he died.
Private collection, Melbourne
Estimate $ 8,000-12,000
Sold for $ 18,300 IBP

Lot 242
CHEONG SOO PIENG (SINGAPOREAN, 1917-1983)
Blue Landscape 1971
mixed media on rice paper
signed in Chinese and dated ‘ 71’ mid right
signed and dated ‘SOO PIENG’ verso
51 x 64cm

PROVENANCE
Purchased in Singapore in late 1960s/early 1970s
Thence by descent
Estimate $ 8,000-12,000
Sold for $ 18,300 IBP

Lot 90
JOHN BRACK (1920-1999)
Reaching 1973
conte on paper
signed and dated ‘John Brack 73’ lower left
25 x 17.5cm
Estimate $ 15,000-20,000
Sold for $ 18,300 IBP