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Past Sales

Untitled, 2003
Canterbury Memorial Table
Timetable, 1995

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Where to buy or sell art works by William Dunning

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Born in Christchurch in 1959, William Dunning studied at the University of Canterbury School of Fine Arts from 1980 to 1983 and the National Gallery School, Melbourne in 1984 and 1985. A selection of his works were displayed at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa in 2001 and at the Tauranga Art Gallery in 2010.

The earliest auction listing we have for William Dunning is in 1996 and in total 15 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 12 (80%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $46,826 for Untitled sold by Webb's in November 2023. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by William Dunning are held by the Museum Of New Zealand and Christchurch Art Gallery.

William Dunning is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 70
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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