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Past Sales

Woman with Hat
(Portrait Of A Girl)
Girl Reading by a Window 1927

Sales by Medium

Sold 47 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 5 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Frances Payne

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Leonard Joel
Sold 9 works for
Sold 16 works for
Sold 7 works for

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.

Frances Payne 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 766
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 352
  • 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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