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A Still Life Study
Tangle of Trees
Boat House, C1929

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Born in New South Wales in 1890, Grace Growley studied at the Sydney Art School and in France. As one of the first Australian post-impressionist painters she exhibited in Paris in 1926. On her return to Australia she taught for a time at the Sydney Art School, and later, with Rah Fizelle, conducted Sydney's only school of modern art.

In our database, 38 works by Grace Crowley are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1979, of which 22 (58%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $36,800 for Portrait of Gwen Ridley sold by Christies in April 1995. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Grace Crowley are held by the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of NSW and a further four major public national galleries (see list below).

Grace Adela Williams Crowley 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 357
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 300
  • 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…

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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