Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Untitled (Honey Or Sugar Bag Madayin), 1975
Untitled (Ceremonial Mokuy Figure), c.1960
Untitled, Mokuy Figure

Sales by Medium

Sold 8 works for
Sold 17 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Tom Djawa

Auction Houses

Sold 14 works for
Deutscher and Hackett
Sold 2 works for
Sold 7 works for

Australian Aboriginal artist Tom Djawa was born in 1905 and primarily works in acrylics and also is a creator of tribal artefacts. Tom Djawa died in 1980.

We have records of art auction sales by Tom Djawa from 1996 and in total 40 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 25 (63%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $25,200 for Untitled (Ceremonial Mokoy Figure) c. 1963 sold by Sotheby's in July 2001. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2017. Works by Tom Djawa are held by the Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Victoria and Ian Potter Museum of Art.

Tom Djawa is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • 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.

The Australian Art Sales Digest is a database of over 610,000 works by more than 12,000 artists who are listed as having either lived or worked in Australia or New Zealand, and an additional 36,000 foreign and other artists, offered for sale by auction in Australia and New Zealand from the early 1970s to the present day.

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