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Central Australian Scene
'Alligator River, Kakadu'

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Mason Gray
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Born in Yass, New South Wales in 1929, Tony Crago was educated on his parent's property in the Warrumbungle Ranges near Coonabarabran, at Wolaroi College, Orange and the Scots College, Sydney, after which he studied art at East Sydney Technical College. He held his first exhibition in 1973 and in 1976 won the Toohey's Art Competition. After a painting and working sojourn in Europe he returned to Sydney where for a period he became occupied in the art and design field before turning full time to his first love - painting. His country background and sense of history are reflected in his choice of subject matter.He has held many solo shows since his first in 1973 and in 1976 he won the Toohey's Art Competition.

The earliest auction listing we have for Tony Crago is in 1976 and in total 31 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 25 (81%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2019.

Tony Crago 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 144
  • 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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