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The Congregational Church, Hobart
Cattle Grazing Beside Harbour
English Coastal Scene with Shipping

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Works on Paper
Sold 1 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 6 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by James Buckingham Philp

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Dunbar Sloane
Sold 1 works for
Leonard Joel
Sold 2 works for
Mossgreen Auctions
Sold 1 works for

A painter, lithographer, architectural draughtsman and amateur actor who arrived in Melbourne in 1853. He was lithographical draftsman for the Department of Crown Lands in Victoria and contributed plates for Charles Troedel's The Melbourne Album published in 1863. He left Melbourne in 1865 under suspicion of stealing a large sum of money from a bank and a sports association.

We have records of art auction sales by James Philp from 1977 and in total 9 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 7 (78%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2015. Works by James Philp are held by the Ian Potter Museum of Art and National Gallery of Australia.

James Buckingham Philp 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 775
  • Kerr, Joan. Dictionary of Australian Artists, Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870. Oxford University Press, Australia, 1993. Page 626
  • 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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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