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Shadows 2

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Warren J. Elstub Pty. Ltd.
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International Art Centre
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Born in Berlin, Ruth Lowe moved to Sydney in 1938. In 1959. After a career in millinery, she studied art at East Sydney Technical College. In 1966-8 she studied under Maximilian Fluerring, and her first known exhibition was at Woollahra gallery in 1973. She painted and drew steadily over five decades, exploring many different styles. Her last known painting is dated 2010.

The earliest auction listing we have for Ruth Lowe is in 2000 and in total 5 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 5 (100%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2010. Works by Ruth Lowe are held by the Heide Museum of Modern Art.

Ruth Lowe 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 416
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 273

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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