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Fragments from Moscow II
'Fragments from Moscow II'

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Sold 6 works for
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Where to buy or sell art works by Marion Purvis

Auction Houses

Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies)
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Barsby Auctions
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Davidson Auctions
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Born in Sydney, Marion Purvis studied in Sydney and on overseas study tours. A figurative painter and printmaker, she has exhibited in Sydney since 1969, and has won several prizes.

In our database, 23 works by Marion Purvis are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1990, of which 10 (43%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.

Marion Purvis is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 562
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 372

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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