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THE ESTATE OF LEWIS MORLEY
Artist & Photographer


WEDNESDAY October 1st at 6pm
View Fri 26th Sept 10-5,  Sat 27th & Sun 28th 10-4
Mon 29th & Tues 30th 10-5
43-45 Nelson St, Annandale, Sydney

 

 

   
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Important works by the artist, as well as his eclectic personal collection

Artworks and objects from the photographer's collection, compiled over 60 years. Over 100 Morley artworks including oils, one-offs, assemblage & more, to include iconic Keelers in bronze & platinum, giant proof sheet, final cascading life-size & tiny transfers. Curiosities include a Japanese screen holding 32 lacquered Hiroshige woodcuts, Chinese & African artefacts. Other items include a tiny JMW Turner, Gillray, Feininger, Kollwitz and other German Expressionists, British 60s artists, Indian erotica, Georgian moments, Australian artists including Blackman, Hinder, Firth-Smith, large selection of photographs.

   
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201. MORLEY, Lewis (1925-2013)
Keeler, ‘63.  
A large digital print of the final Keeler proof sheet, signed by the artist in silver pen lower right , dated 2007, and titled lower as A/P.
Printed in an edition of 5, this was exhibited in Morley’s last solo exhibition. 93x118cm.
Estimate $10,000 – 15,000

   
 

288. MORLEY, Lewis (1925-2013)
Bronze Keeler, 1993.  
An original metallic photograph of Christine Keeler, signed by the artist in silver pen lower left and (unusually) by Christine Keeler lower right. 61x51cm
Estimate $8,000 – 12,000

   
 

88. Chinese Bronze Buddha 
Purchased by Lewis Morley in London in 1960. H31cm.
Estimate $500 – 800

   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

ESTATE & COLLECTOR

Saturday 1st November

   
 
   
  Entries Close 17th October
   
   
   
   
   
 

AUSTRALIAN & INTERNATIONAL ART

Sunday November 30th

   
  Now Receiving
   
   
Lawrence DAWS (b.1927)
Landscape with Monolith
Oil on Canvas, 135x156cm
Est. $10,000 - 15,000
Sold September 2014 $15,000 (hammer price)
   
 
Margaret PRESTON (1875-1963)
'Blue Orchids,' 1925.
Woodblock, 18x18cm
Est. $8,000 - 12,000
Sold June 2014 $15,000 (hammer price)
   
 
Margaret PRESTON (1875-1963)
'Gums,' 1925.
Woodblock, 12x12cm
Est. $4,000 - 6,000
Sold June 2014 $14,000 (hammer price)
   
   
Sid LONG (1871-1955)
'Spirit of the Plains'
Aquatint, 19x36cm
Est. $1,800 - 3,000
Sold June 2014 $5,000 (hammer price)
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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