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Past Sales

Morning on the Tambo
Afternoon on the river
'Foggy Morning'

Sales by Medium

Sold 251 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 5 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Ambrose Griffin

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 196 works for
E. J. Ainger Pty.Ltd.
Sold 19 works for
Amanda Addams Auctions
Sold 13 works for

Born in Victoria in 1912, Ambrose Sylvester Griffin studied for a short time at the National Gallery School, Melbourne. Known for his landscapes in oil and watercolour, Griffin was a member of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Ambrose Griffin from 1974 and in total 352 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 256 (73%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $51,510 for Silvan sold by Leonard Joel in November 1974. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by Ambrose Griffin are held by the Art Gallery of NSW.

Ambrose Griffin 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 482
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 270
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 318

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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