Born in Deniliquin in 1877, Tweddle studied at the Melbourne National Gallery School under Bernard Hall and Fred McCubbin. A portrait, landscape and still life painter, she was a leader of the modern art movement in Melbourne. She was a member of the Contemporary Art Society, Twenty Melbourne Painters and the Melbourne Society of Women Painters.
The earliest auction listing we have for Isabel Tweddle is in 1972 and in total 94 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 74 (79%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $9,400 for Beach Scene sold by Christies in May 2001. This year 2 works have been offered for sale. Works by Isabel Tweddle are held by the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of Western Australia and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).
Isabel Hunter Tweddle is listed in the following standard biographical references:
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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