Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Untitled – Dinosaurs, c1980s
Untitled - Dancing Figures, c1980s

Sales by Medium

Sold 21 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 124 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 2 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Jimmy Kurtnu Pike

Auction Houses

Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies)
Sold 5 works for
Sold 6 works for
Sold 3 works for

Born in the Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia about 1942, Jimmy Pike is an Aboriginal artist who has exhibited since 1987. His work is represented in the Australian National Gallery and several state galleries.

In our database, 193 works by Jimmy Kurtnu Pike are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1993, of which 148 (77%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $12,000 for Woman Carrying Her Two Boys sold by Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies) in May 2007. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by Jimmy Kurtnu Pike are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia and a further four major public national galleries (see list below).

Jimmy Kurtnu Pike 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 135
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 549
  • 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.
  • Jimmy Kurtnu Pike is classified as one of the top Australian Indigenous artists by leading Aboriginal fine art gallery, Cooee Gallery, Sydney.

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.

The Australian Art Sales Digest is a database of over 610,000 works by more than 12,000 artists who are listed as having either lived or worked in Australia or New Zealand, and an additional 36,000 foreign and other artists, offered for sale by auction in Australia and New Zealand from the early 1970s to the present day.

Access to the database is available on either a monthly or annual subscription. During the subscription period you have unlimited access to the site. If you would like to subscribe, please proceed to our .