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Art Auctions

Philips Auctions has a wide range of high quality art available for purchase at each sale. During each Fine & Decorative Arts auctions, you will come across items to suit all tastes.

We sell many pieces of art at our Melbourne auction house which include:

  • Australian School
  • British School
  • Aboriginal paintings
  • Asian Artwork
  • Lithographs
  • and more

Selection of items from our recent sales


BENNETT, WILLIAM RUBERY (1893-1987)
'Last Gleams, Burragorang Valley'
Oil on board, signed lower left, title in pencil verso
Height: 24.5cm Width: 29.5cm


LOXTON, JOHN SAMUEL (1903-1969)
'Autumn at Wandiligong'
Oil on board, signed lower left; bearing original artist's label with title and price, 30 guineas, verso, and framer's label; in contemporary frame.
Height: 35cm Width: 45cm


DAY, ANTHONY (contemporary Australian)
Untitled
Landscape
Oil on canvas, with monogram lower left
Height: 123cm Width: 183cm


COLEMAN, WILLIAM (BILL) STEPHEN (1922-1992)
Untitled
Green figures
Oil on board
Unsigned, but bearing a label verso with a declaration of authenticity by Coleman's daughter that this is a work from the artist's estate
Height: 29cm Width: 39cm


READ, ARTHUR EVAN (1911-1978)
'The Opal Claim, Lightning Ridge'
Oil on canvas board
Signed lower centre, title verso
Height: 60cm Width: 60cm


REES, WILLIAM E. (b. 1933)
'Freshwater Bay'
Watercolour on paper, signed lower right
Height: 50.5cm Width: 68.5cm


LINDSAY, NORMAN ALFRED WILLIAMS (1879-1969)
'Trio'
A facsimile lithographic etching, no. 75 from an edition of 550, produced by Odana Editions Sydney, with 'Certificate of Authenticity' attached verso
Height: 17.5cm Width: 12.5cm


HART, KEVIN CHARLES (PRO) (1928-2006)
'Ants'
Pastel on paper, signed to image lower left and dated '68 lower right; label with title and date verso
Height: 17cm Width: 23cm


A GROUP OF THREE VICTORIAN BIRD PRINTS
Including two lithographic plates, plates XXXIII and XIX, from the Birds of North America (United States Pacific Rail Road surveys of the 35th parallel) issued by the US Government in 1859, and a hand coloured parrot print issued by A. Fullarton & Co, London & Edinburgh
Height: 24cm Width: 17.5cm (pair)


NAMATJIRA, OSCAR (1922-1991)
Untitled
Central Australian mountain scene
Watercolour on board, signed lower left to centre, provenance: Battarbee Galleries Northern Territory, stamp verso
Height: 17.5cm Width: 24cm


GANNON, DARREN (b. 1969)
'Citadel'
Oil on canvas, signed and date 2009 verso
Provenance: Libby Edwards Gallery and bearing gallery label
Height: 77cm Width: 76cm


ROSENGRAVE, HARRY (1899-1996)
'Cottage, Lilydale Victoria'
Gouache on paper, signed lower right; titled, dated 1947 verso
Provenance: acquired from the artist's studio 1982
Height: 33cm Width: 47cm


ARTIST UNKNOWN
British School, 19th century
Untitled
Portrait of a young girl in oval format
Oil on canvas
Height: 45.5cm Width: 35cm


A LITHOGRAPH AND ONE OTHER
'The Mail's Delayed', a 19th century lithograph in colours printed by E W Savory Ltd, Bristol; and a reproduction print depicting the 'Australian Jumping Racing Association 4 & 5 yo hurdle Werribee July 1991' (plaque attached)
Height: 35cm Width: 24cm and smaller


JACK, KENNETH WILLIAM DAVID (1924-2006)
Untitled
Reproduction print of the Old Quadrangle, Law Building, Melbourne University, signed in pencil and dated 1982 lower right
Height: 27.5cm Width: 38cm


ASHTON, JOHN WILLIAM (WILL) (1881-1963)
'Parc St Maur, near Paris'
Oil on cardboard, signed lower left and with title and artist's name to plaque on frame below image
Height: 36cm Width: 43cm

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