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A Vine Romance
The Bank of Widge
The Widgi Clock Shop

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Where to buy or sell art works by Leon Pericles

Auction Houses

GFL Fine Art
Sold 57 works for
McKenzies Auctioneers
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Born in Perth in 1949, Leon Pericles studied extensively in Perth and in England. A painter, printmaker and teacher, he has taught at tertiary level in Perth. He first exhibited in Perth in 1970 and since then has exhibited in all Australian capitals and Japan, and has won numerous awards.

The total number of works by Leon Pericles offered for sale by auction since 1991 is 198, of which 168 (85%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,169 for Mining Settlement sold by Bonhams & Goodman in December 2004. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Leon Pericles are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia and Queensland Art Gallery.

Leon Pericles 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 772
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 542
  • 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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