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Jungle Road Near Colombo
Wheelers Hill Early 1900's
Jungle Road, Near Colombo

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Sold 12 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Morris E. Cohen

Auction Houses

Bay East Auctions
Sold 11 works for
Gibson's Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 1 works for

Self taught caricaturist and pastellist, Morris Cohen was born in Ballarat in 1866. He exhibited with the Victorian Artists' Society in 1889, 1892 and 1900, exhibiting alongside many of the leading Australian artists of his generation. He travelled and painted extensively overseas and was part of the thriving Melbourne art scene at the turn of the 20th century. The Art Gallery of Ballarat has a large, donated collection of his works and held a retrospective in 2021.

We have records of art auction sales by Morris Cohen from 1986 and in total 15 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 12 (80%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2018. Works by Morris Cohen are held by the National Gallery of Australia and National Gallery of Victoria.

Morris E. Cohen 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 331
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • 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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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