FOX, Emanuel Phillips (1865-1915) A Beach in France, c.1909-11. Signed 'E Phillips Fox' lower left. Oil on Canvas 35x44.5cm
PROVENANCE: Ivon Murdoch (1892-1964) and Alma Murdoch (nee Anderson), 'Wantabadgery East,' N.S.W.; Stuart Murdoch, son of the above (d.1990) and Patricia Murdoch (nee McKay), 'Wantabadgery East,' then 'Springvale,' near Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.; Estate Late Patricia Osborne (Murdoch), Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.
LITERATURE: For similar/related works, see 'E. Phillips Fox: his life and art,' Ruth Zubans, 1995, cat no. 316 'Promenade,' and cat no. 317 'On the Sands,' both works dated to c.1909.
OTHER NOTES: For a related work see Sotheby's 'Important Australian Art,' Sydney, 13th May 2014 (lot 31) Estimate $120,000-180,000