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Past Sales

Twilight on the Embankment (By Ben)
Figures Amongst the Gum Trees
Sunset - Cattle at the Waterhole

Sales by Medium

Sold 116 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 74 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by George Hyde Pownall

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 136 works for
International Art Centre
Sold 8 works for
Davidson Auctions
Sold 4 works for

An accomplished musician and landscape painter, George Pownall was born in Radcliffe-on-Trent,Nottinghamshire, in 1866 and arrived in Sydney about 1911 then settled in Melbourne. He specialised in small paintings of London and then Melbourne street scenes, also stage painter at old Tivoli and Bijou Theatres. He also worked as a conductor, composer, tenor singer and pianist, painting in his spare time. Pownall died in 1939 most likely in Melbourne.

The total number of works by George Pownall offered for sale by auction since 1967 is 255, of which 190 (75%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $11,659 for The Arrival of Edward, Prince Of Wales, at St. Kilda 1920 sold by Leonard Joel in August 2021. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

George Hyde Pownall is listed in the following standard biographical references:

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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