signed Grahame Sydney and dated 1981 – 2001 in brushpoint lower left; signed Grahame Sydney, dated 1982 – 2001 and Â© 2001 and inscribed “Dog Champs at Charlie’s Bar”, Grahame Sydney, Dunedin, New Zealand and Egg Tempera on Gesso in ink verso
Private Collection, Dunedin.
Commissioned by the present owner in 1982.
The artist completed and delivered the work in 2001.
It is easy to see why Grahame Sydney’s paintings have enjoyed such long-standing acclaim, both from the general public and from critics and collectors of New Zealand art. His ...