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Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Untitled (Standing Men) 2011
The Long Room II, 2001
Man With Hare 2012

Sales by Medium

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Works on Paper
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Prints & Graphics
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Where to buy or sell art works by Graeme Drendel

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
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Mossgreen Auctions
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Born in Victoria in 1953 Graeme Drendel studied at Melbourne State College where he was awarded a Diploma of teaching (Art & Craft). Since 1990 he has held over 30 solo exhibitions in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and was a finalist in the Art Gallery of New South Wales Archibald Prize in 2018.

The total number of works by Graeme Drendel offered for sale by auction since 2002 is 78, of which 60 (77%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $14,727 for The Caretakers sold by Menzies in September 2014. This year 19 works have been offered for sale. Works by Graeme Drendel are held by the Geelong Gallery.

Graeme Drendel 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 386
  • 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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