The Canterbury Auction Galleries To Stage Studio Sale Of The Works Of Colin Colahan (1897-1987) On April 16-17 The Canterbury Auction Galleries, Kent, will conduct the Studio Sal of Australian artist Colin Colahan (1897-1987), consigned by his widow, Monique, who llives in the UK.
Around this time he turned to sculpture, producing over thirty works, including the `Sirena' fountain for the Italian town of Bordighera, and a head of Victor Smorgon, bought by the National Gallery of Victoria.
Colahan died on 6 June 1987 at Ventimiglia and was buried locally. His wife and four of his five children survived him. His work is represented in the state galleries of Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane.
The Colin Colahan Studio Collection will be on public view alongside more than 1,000 lots of antiques, fine art and collectors' items on Saturday April 13 from 10am-4pm; Sunday April 14, 12 noon-4pm; Monday April 15, 10am-7pm and on the mornings of the sales from 8.30. For further information, please contact the auctioneer on 01227 763337 or firstname.lastname@example.org.