Date: Sunday 24 September 2017 | 10:30am

Location: 6 Ralph St, Alexandria


Barry Willoughby, who’s extensive art collection Theodore Bruce is proud to present over 3 auctions, in September & November,  has been described as a unique person and a loyal friend, who’s passions crossed classical music & opera to books & gourmet cooking to being a lover of art.

As a young man he followed these passions through his work as a window dresser in some of Sydney’s most upmarket stores and later through his work in some of the city’s most well known book shops, Angus & Robertson, Graham’s & Abbeys, all Sydney institutions.

However, it was his close meaningful relationship with the acclaimed artist, Salvatore Zofrea, which so influenced his art collection. Included are works by Zofrea across all aspects of his practice, from early oils to woodcut trial proofs, his close relationship is seen through the many personal inscriptions from the artist.

Barry was also a philthantropist, giving his extensive glass collection to Sydney’s Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences and the proceeds of the sale of his art collection to benefit Royal North Shore Hospital’s Kolling Foundation.

The works from the Estate of the Late Barry Willoughby are included in:

Emporium|September|Sunday 24 September|Lots 1-187

Art|Jewels|Tribal Online|Sunday 24 September | Lots 1-33

Art|Asian|Jewels| Sunday 12 November

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