Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Manawatu River
Piha Beach
Untitled (Coastal Landscape)

Sales by Medium

Works on Paper
Sold 15 works for
Sold 6 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Basil B. Register

Auction Houses

Dunbar Sloane
Sold 12 works for
Sold 3 works for
International Art Centre
Sold 3 works for

Born in New Zealand in 1911, Basil Register studied at Palmerston North Technical College. An impressionist landscape painter working in oils pastel and watercolour. He was elected a member of New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in 1950 and has exhibited with the Academy on numerous occasions.

The total number of works by Basil Register offered for sale by auction since 1997 is 28, of which 21 (75%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Basil Register are held by the Auckland Art Gallery.

Basil B. Register is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 210
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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