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Past Sales

Untitled (Lily Pond) c.1989
Angel's Window 1989
'The Aftermath'

Sales by Medium

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Works on Paper
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Prints & Graphics
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Where to buy or sell art works by Deborah Russell

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
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Born in Melbourne in 1951, Deborah Russell is a painter, printmaker and illustrator. She studied for a Diploma of Painting at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and at the beaux Art Prtintmaking School in Paris in 1975. She has worked as an illustrator and cartoonist for magazines in Paris, England and Australia. After her return from England in the early 1980s she painted street murals in Sydney and Melbourne and has exhibited widely since her first exhibition in Melbourne in 1981.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Deborah Russell from 1990 and in total 57 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 43 (75%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $15,955 for Angel's Window 1989 sold by Leonard Joel in February 2022. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Deborah Russell are held by the Heide Museum of Modern Art, National Gallery of Victoria and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).

Deborah Russell 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 593
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 394
  • 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.
  • 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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