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Norman Carter studied at the National Gallery School in the 1890's. His early work also reflects the influence of Phillips Fox, one of his teachers at the Melbourne Art School. He began lecturing in architecture and art history at Sydney University in 1903 and continued in this position until the early 1930s. His painting, 'A Low Toned Harmony', which he sent from Australia to the Old Salon, Paris, in 1913 won a bronze medal and was exhibited at the Royal Academy the following year. He exhibited regularly with the Society of Artists and became Senior Vice President.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Norman Carter from 1971 and in total 112 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 68 (61%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $26,840 for Girl in White 1923 sold by Sotheby's in November 2017. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by Norman Carter are held by the Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Australia and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).

Norman Carter 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 312
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 294
  • 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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