Auction 5th March 2019

Lot 56
Vivian Philip Webb (1892-1974) Australia
(Wayside Gully)
Oil on linen
31 x 46cm (stretcher) 54 x 70cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Provenance Label verso 'Westminster Art Gallery / 25 Camberwell Road/ Camberwell E6'
Signed initials, date, 'Oiled and cleaned 1988' verso on stretcher


Catalogue Details

Born Hobart, Enlisted WWI Ross Driver 2nd Australian Divisional Artillery and after demobilisation spent some time in England.
His actual registration papers in The Australian War Museum are valuable as they also show the actual document with his signature so that becomes an important primary source for reference.
Studied under Mildred Lovett at The Hobart Technical College, was a council member of the Art Society of Tasmania 1930-52 taught at the HTC 1945-1949.
Exhibited Art Society Tasmania 1929-72, 1936 Wembley, London, Tasmanian Group of Painters 1940-56, 58-68, Tasmanian Art Canberra Uni College Civic Centre, ACT 1950, Tasmanian Art Gallery Exhibition TMAG 1959-61, 71

Lot 57
Vivian Philip Webb (1892-1974) Australia
Morning at Pyengana North East Tasmania
Oil on board
41 x 44cm (board) 53 x 59cm (fr)
Condition Excellent
Provenance Inscribed verso, 18 guineas, No 2; Presented to Keith Amos by the artist for his wedding 1951
Signed lower left