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What the Tribes Wear, 1975
What the Tribes Wear, 1975

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Works on Paper
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Where to buy or sell art works by Chris Coventry

Auction Houses

Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies)
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Small & Whitfield Auctions
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Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
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Born in Adelaide in 1944, Chris Coventry studied at the South Australian School of Art. An abstract painter, he exhibited his work in various capital cities from 1969.

In our database, 23 works by Christopher Coventry are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1971, of which 9 (39%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,920 for What the Tribes Wear sold by Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies) in May 2006. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2021. Works by Christopher Coventry are held by the Museum Of New Zealand.

Chris Coventry 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 346
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 142
  • 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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