A Queensland artist born in Brisbane in 1885, Payne studied at the Central Technical College, Brisbane. She exhibited with the Queensland Art Society from 1902 leaving in 1905 to continue her studies in Paris and London. She studied at Colarossi's, L'eEcole des Beaux Art and La Grande Chaumiere and under Frank Brangwyn in London. On her return to Brisbane she worked for the Brisbane 'Courier Mail'. She helped Lloyd Rees with his drawing in his early period.
In our database, 84 works by Frankie Payne are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1974, of which 52 (62%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $10,432 for Girl Reading by a Window 1927 sold by Leonard Joel in October 2020. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.
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