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Talk With Saint Ignatius
Female Nude
Faces and Torsos

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Leonard Joel
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Born in 1920, George Luke studied at the National Gallery School, Melbourne, and at the Melbourne Technical College. He became known as a sculptor and was included in the prestigious ‘Recent Australian Sculpture’ exhibition, which toured all capital cities during 1964-65. Luke exhibited widely in subsequent years in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Mildura.

Our database records art auction sales of works by George Luke from 1974 and in total 18 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 9 (50%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.

George Luke 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 629
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 417
  • 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…

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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