Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

The Last Gleam, Seascape
Melbourne from Kew

Sales by Medium

Sold 4 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Ethel M Paterson

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 2 works for
Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd
Sold 1 works for
Queensland Fine Art Auctions
Sold 1 works for

Ethel Paterson was a bird artist, active from the turn of the twentieth century. She studied at the Melbourne Art School under E. Phillips Fox and Tudor St George Tucker. She created 177 illustrations for the 'Australian Bird Book' by John Leach published in 1911.

Our database lists 5 works offered for sale at auction by this artist, of which 4 were sold.

Ethel M Paterson 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 764
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 352
  • 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.

The Australian Art Sales Digest is a database of over 610,000 works by more than 12,000 artists who are listed as having either lived or worked in Australia or New Zealand, and an additional 36,000 foreign and other artists, offered for sale by auction in Australia and New Zealand from the early 1970s to the present day.

Access to the database is available on either a monthly or annual subscription. During the subscription period you have unlimited access to the site. If you would like to subscribe, please proceed to our .