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Past Sales

Painting, 1970
Blue Picture - Tribute to Pierre Soulages 1964
The Red Boat 1965

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Where to buy or sell art works by Frederick Halford Coventry

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Born in New Zealand in 1905, Coventry studied at the Slade School, London, with William Dobell and Eric Wilson. He remained in London after the war where he worked as an instructor at the Chelsea Polytechnic and became a well known designer of stained glass. He was a member of the Society of Mural Painters in 1947. Coventry exhibited in Europe, America and New Zealand.

In our database, 10 works by Frederick Coventry are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1977, of which 5 (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. Works by Frederick Coventry are held by the Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Australia and Museum Of New Zealand.

Frederick Halford Coventry is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 53
  • 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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