Born in Port Hedland, Perth in 1903, Irwin Crowe, after leaving school worked in the family farming business, prospected for gold and studied mining engineering in Kalgoorlie. He served with the Royal Army Engineers in during World War II and after the war he studied art at Melbourne Technical College from 1947 to 1950. A painter, engineer and prospector, Crowe has won a number of awards.
The earliest auction listing we have for Irwin Crowe is in 1990 and in total 87 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 66 (76%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $5,225 for Reading Lesson sold by GFL Fine Art in May 1999. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.
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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…
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