Artist Eric Smith's Woollahra cottage sells at $2.96 million

Artist Eric Smith's Woollahra cottage sells at $2.96 million
Artist Eric Smith's Woollahra cottage sells at $2.96 million

The three-time Archibald winner Eric Smith sold his three-bedroom Woollahra home for $2.96 million at weekend auction, close to $500,000 above its $2.5 million reserve at BHR auction. 

The Smith family moved into the double-fronted Victorian home in 1958.

5 Small Street, Woollahra

The studio at the back of the home was where he painted his three Archibald Prize-winning portraits.

The dilapidated cottage and studio on 393 square metres on Small Street sold to an Eastern suburbs builder.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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