NZ & International Fine Art - Part One Wednesday, 2 December 2020 - 6:00 PM start

Lot 0030

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Michael Smither (b 1939) - Joseph Snarling

Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000


Lot Description

Michael Smither (b 1939) Joseph Snarling oil on board signed, inscribed and dated 'PORTRAIT OF JOSEPH SHOWING HIS TEETH (SNARLING), 1977, OIL, M. D. SMITHER, 19A MT VIEW PLACE NEW PLYMOUTH 88285 ph' to reverse; original paper exhibition label from Anxious Images 62 x 72cm Provenance purchased Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland Private collection EXHIBITED Auckland, Denis Cohn Gallery,‘Paintings for the Revolution’, 1979 Auckland, Auckland City Art Gallery, Aspects of Recent New Zealand Art ‘Anxious Images’, 27 June - 12 August 1984 (touring exhibition) no. 69 as ‘Portrait of Joseph showing his teeth’ Literature Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, Michael Smither An Introduction (1984) exhibition catalogue p. 65. (b/w illustration) Trish Gribben, Michael Smither Painter (Rong Sang 2004) p. 148 as ‘Joseph Snarling 1978’