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- Lot 1B
Theo Meier (Swiss, 1908-1982)Portrait of Laiad, 1966
oil on canvas on board, dated and signed u.l.c. ‘1966, Theo Meier’
- the artist, Estate of Bill and Ngaere Geddes, Sydney
- Bill and Ngaere enjoyed an intimate friendship with the artist Theo Meier and his wife Laiad. This work was acquired from the studio of the artist by Bill Geddes and his wife Ngaere. In 1967 Bill and Ngaere Geddes were living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, undertaking his fieldwork among the highlander minorities in Northern Thailand
- Bill Geddes hand-typed text concerning Theo Meier House in Chiang Mai, March 1985. signed and returned by Jettli (Laiad), subject of the portrait, widow of the artist.
- EStimate $15,000 - $25,000