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'Outback Shopping Centre'
Mount Sonder
Mt Sonder

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Sold 8 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 9 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Peter Robert Lawson

Auction Houses

Geoff K. Gray
Sold 7 works for
Elder Fine Art
Sold 1 works for
Davidson Auctions
Sold 4 works for

Born in Townsville, Queensland in 1946, Peter Lawson studied art by correspondence from 1960-62 and worked as a commercial artist from 1962 to 1970, after which he became a full-time artist. He is principally a painter of Australian outback scenes and historical subjects in oil and watercolour. He has exhibited in Townsville, Brisbane and Sydney and his work was included in the Australian Art Expo in the Usa in 1985. He has illustrated several books, including a book of poems by his great uncle, Henry Lawson. He lives and paints on Magnetic Island, off Townsville, Queensland

Our database records art auction sales of works by Peter Lawson from 1976 and in total 32 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 17 (53%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020.

Peter Robert Lawson is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 398
  • 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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