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Past Sales

'River Craft at Echuca,' 1984.
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'Afternoon at Bayview'

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Works on Paper
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Where to buy or sell art works by John Percival Parkinson

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Davidson Auctions
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Born in New South Wales in 1921, John Parkinson worked as a commercial artist, freelance illustrator and designer before taking up full time painting in 1970. He held his first one man show in 1980, and won over 90 documented art awards and prizes including the Port Macquarie 1000 Art Award (5 times) and the Port Macquarie Heritage Art Award.

The total number of works by John Parkinson offered for sale by auction since 1987 is 13, of which 7 (54%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020.

John Percival Parkinson is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 529
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 351
  • 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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