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In Cellar Cool
In Cellar Cool
In the Garden

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Born in Dusseldorf, Germany in 1844, Louis Tannert arrived in Australia in the late 1870s. Prior to migrating he is recording as exhibiting in Dusseldorf and Berlin and after his arrival he exhibited with the Victorian Academy of Arts in 1878 and 1879. He moved to Adelaide in 1880 and taught at the Adelaide School of Painting for three years, After which he was the Curator at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

The total number of works by Louis Tannert offered for sale by auction since 1970 is 23, of which 16 (70%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $45,600 for In the Garden sold by Deutscher~Menzies in June 2008. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2009. Works by Louis Tannert are held by the Art Gallery of South Australia and National Gallery of Australia.

Louis Tannert 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 936
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.

Artists' Resale Royalty

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