Little is known of Lilla Reidy's life story but she exhibited regularly with the Victorian Artists' Society from 1895 to 1910 and worked at 'Charterisville', Heidelberg, with E. Phillips Fox and Tudor St George Tucker in the 1890s. In 1901 she was included in the Society of Artists’ Commonwealth Exhibition, and in 1907 at the First Australian Exhibition of Women’s Work, Melbourne.
The total number of works by Lilla Reidy offered for sale by auction since 1981 is 23, of which 18 (78%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $22,800 for Autumn Leaves, Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne sold by Davidson Auctions in July 2019. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.
Elizabeth Mary Ann (Lilla) Reidy is not listed in any of the standard biographical references listed on our references page.
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…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
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