Born in Wangaratta, Victoria in 1922, Lorna Chick is a naive artist who began painting about 1964 after studyin part time at Wangaratta Technical School. Her first success was in winning the Fairley Art Award in 1967. A major 3 x 1 metre work by her was acquired by the National Gallery, Canberra in 1976.
The total number of works by Lorna Chick offered for sale by auction since 1972 is 27, of which 15 (56%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $18,000 for Tobacco Farm, Markwood (1976) sold by Leonard Joel in April 1989. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Lorna Chick are held by the National Gallery of Australia.
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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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