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).
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