linocut, 75 x 106 cm
edition of 30
$2,000 unframed / $2,800 framed
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…
Fresh @ Moorabool….
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!
Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques
Items will remain in the ‘Fresh’ page for 2 weeks, or until sold.
Giants #6, 2017 (detail)
digital pigment print on cotton rag
75 x 105 cm
edition of 8 + 2AP
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…
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…
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,…
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…
Nicolas-Martin Petit and Charles-Alexandre Lesueur.