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Kingston Beach
Derwent From Kingston Looking South From the Start of the Alum Cliffs Track

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Sold 18 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Joseph Connor

Auction Houses

Gowans Auctions
Sold 8 works for
Leonard Joel
Sold 5 works for
Davidson Auctions
Sold 1 works for

Born in Tasmania in 1875, Connor studied in Hobart. He was one of the first Tasmanian artists to break away from the traditional painting style of the period. A watercolourist, he exhibited widely in Australia and at the Royal Academy in 1928, the Imperial Art Gallery, London, and at the Old Salon in Paris.

The total number of works by Joseph Connor offered for sale by auction since 1974 is 28, of which 18 (64%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,058 for Derwent From Kingston Looking South From the Start of the Alum Cliffs Track sold by Gowans Auctions in March 2022. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Joseph Connor are held by the National Gallery of Australia.

Joseph Connor is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 338
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 298
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • Australian Prints + Printmaking, a database listing printmaking artists from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region based on the print collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

Artists' Resale Royalty

Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…

Yes, eligible, subject to the artist satisfying the residency test. The artist is alive or has been deceased for less than 70 years. Contact the Copyright Agency for information on the residency test.

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