August 27th Auction

Lot 36
George Davis (1930- ) Australia
Egg Laying Sept 87 1987
Etching Ed AP
7 x 6cm (plate)
38 x 28cm (sheet)
Condition Excellent
Signed and titled below plate inscribed To Owen with every good wish from George and Mary Christmas 1987 Estate of Dr Edith Lade, sister to Owen Lade
Estimate $300 - $400

SOLD

March 3 2018 Auction

Lot 27
George Davis (1930- ) Australia
Duck Opening 1975
Oil on linen
101 x 93.5cm (stretcher)
107 x 100cm (frame)
Condition Excellent
Signed & dated upper right
Inscribed titled verso
Estimate $3,000 - $4,000

SOLD

Previous Auctions

George Davis (1930- ) Australia
Clifton Beach 1970
Oil on canvas on board
77 x 84 cm (sight)
81 x 89 cm (frame)
Condition Excellent
Signed lower right
Private collection Hobart: George Davis Paintings (19) 1979, Salamanca, Hobart.
Estimate $3,000 - $5,000

Sold Hammer Price $3,600


George Davis (1930 - )
Norma Pass
Oil on board
60 x 44cm
Signed & inscribed title upper left, inscibed again verso and Cat no 3
Condition Excellent
Exhibited TMAG 1986 Cat no 3
Estimate $3,000 - $5,000

SOLD

Catalogue Details

Studies Hobart Technical College with Carington Smith, Royal Art school, London 1952-54. Known largely for his portraits, notably 10 composers, commissioned by the Theatre Royal. Exhibited Whitechapel, London 1961 and numerous national awards including McCaughey Memorial Prize aGV, Perth Prize Drawing and Freemantle Drawing Prize. TMAG has held four exhibitions of his works 1978, 1985, 1986 and 2015.


George Davis (1930-)
Egg Laying, September
Etching A/P
14 x 20.5cm (plate)
Signed lower right below plate
Condition Excellent
Estimate $1,000 - $1,400

Catalogue Details

Tasmanian painter well known for portrait, natural history and landscape. Studied under Jack Carrington Smith and Dorothy Stoner and Royal Academy Schools, London. Awarded commission to interpret Tasmania’s islands through drawing and painting 1976, including Macquarie, Goose, Fisher and Albatross. This resulted in drawings, etchings and oil works over many years.


George Davis (1930-)
Evening North Colony
Oil on board
29 x 44cm (board) 46 x 61cm (fr)
Signed lower right
Condition Excellent
Estimate $2,000 - $3,000

Catalogue Details

Tasmanian painter well known for portrait, natural history and landscape. Studied under Jack Carrington Smith and Dorothy Stoner and Royal Academy Schools, London. Awarded commission to interpret Tasmania’s islands through drawing and painting 1976, including Macquarie, Goose, Fisher and Albatross. This resulted in drawings, etchings and oil works over many years.

SOLD


George Davis (1930 - )
Head Study c. 1959
Oil on board
Signed with initials lower left
Condition Excellent
Exhibited TMAG 1988 Cat no 39
Estimate $1,500 - $2,000

Catalogue Details

Studies Hobart Technical College with Carington Smith, Royal Art school, London 1952-54. Known largely for his portraits, notably 10 composers, commissioned by the Theatre Royal. Exhibited Whitechapel, London 1961 and numerous national awards including McCaughey Memorial Prize aGV, Perth Prize Drawing and Freemantle Drawing Prize. TMAG has held four exhibitions of his works 1978, 1985, 1986 and 2015.