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Michael Reid | Announcement: Rew Hanks joins Michael Reid Sydney stable

Rew Hanks
STOP! There’s No Need to Shoot the Natives, 2013
linocut, 75 x 106 cm
edition of 30
$2,000 unframed / $2,800 framed
Michael Reid Sydney is proud to announce representation of Rew Hanks.

A fascination with the cultural history of Australia, peppered with sly wit and social commentary, and an execution of his medium to an unparalleled excellence, places Hanks at the pinnacle of Australian art. His craft is intellectually engaging and visually unique. Researching deeply into history; the formality of Hanks’ hand belies a contemporary playfulness. These works require looking and learning…

Moorabool Antique Galleries, Geelong | See our latest additions to our stock…

Fresh @ Moorabool….

Fresh Stock

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

This week, some interesting ‘Fresh’ items.

There’s a classic table lamp with a Royal provenance, a selection of Pewter, some Victorian glass Perfume bottles, Serpentine specimens, and even a cow bell!

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Items will remain in the ‘Fresh’ page for 2 weeks, or until sold.

Meissen plate with colourful hand painted flowers, c. 1880

$175.00

Michael Reid | Jem Cresswell ‘Giants’ – Summer online exhibition

Jem Cresswell
Giants #6, 2017 (detail)

digital pigment print on cotton rag
75 x 105 cm
edition of 8 + 2AP
$1,600 unframed
$2,300 framed

Giants – online exhibition

In 2014, Jem Cresswell set out to spend time with humpback whales during their annual migration to their breeding grounds in Tonga. The artist was initially drawn to the whales for the subject’s sheer size and gentle nature and he has continued to return to Tonga, over three years, to capture intimate underwater visions of these complex and conscious animals. The resulting photographs are nothing short of spectacular.

An astonishing technical…

Douglas Stewart Fine Books | Special Collection | Biblioteca Filipina and California Fairs

We are pleased to present Biblioteca Filipina, 100+ books and manuscripts relating to the Philippine Islands, 16th to early 20th century. The list includes numerous important and elusive Philippines imprints – several unrecorded – and many works that are rarely offered for sale.

Download Biblioteca Filipina as a PDF

Or, to view the list as a category our website, click here

We will be exhibiting Biblioteca Filipina at the two upcoming major rare book events in California:

Rare Books LA, Pasadena, 1 – 2 February 2019

California International Antiquarian Book Fair, Oakland, 8 – 10 February 2019

At both fairs we’ll…

Australia’s most franc-tique dealer chases his last deal

 

From the late 1970’s a rite of passage to become recognised as a serious antique dealer in Australia, was to make an overseas buying trip, most commonly to England or France, purchasing and shipping back containers of antiques for sale.

Gary Kay fulfilled these criteria in spades, making over 90 buying trips. Probably because of his European heritage, he made France his preferred destination, and combed Paris, its suburbs and the French countryside for treasures. A master of the deal, Gary scooped up fine French furniture, mirrors and chandeliers,…

Valentine’s Antiques – November

Welcome to a sample of some of the fine quality antique furniture, glassware, boxes, jewellery, art and other treasures available at Valentine’s Antique Gallery.

We’ve tried to include something for everyone in this month’s newsletter, beginning with a glimpse into the showroom before highlighting some our favourite antiques currently available for sale.
However, despite this array of riches we know that sometimes a certain sought-after piece might be proving elusive to track down. If so, we’d recommend our popular ‘wish list’ service. It’s simple: Let us know the details of what you’re searching for and we will do all we can to…

The Baudin Expedition 1800-1804 | Hordern House 

THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION to Australia 1800-1804:
An extraordinary collection of original art by
Nicolas-Martin Petit and Charles-Alexandre Lesueur.

To be offered by Auction: 28 November, 2018 Melbourne
by
Deutscher and Hackett in association with Hordern House
We are delighted to bring to your attention an exceptional catalogue of highly important works of art by Nicolas-Martin Petit (1777-1804) and Charles-Alexandre Lesueur (1778-1846).
The richness of these outstanding works is fully described and illustrated in the accompanying catalogue, researched and compiled by Hordern House. This remarkable collection was until quite recently unknown and unrecorded.
Of…

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