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Past Sales

Evening Stony Point
'Hillside Menzies Creek [Victoria]'
After the Floods, Gippsland

Sales by Medium

Sold 97 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 2 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Scott Pendlebury

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 63 works for
Neilson's Auctions
Sold 1 works for
Deutscher and Hackett
Sold 1 works for

Born in Melbourne in 1914, Pendlebury studied at the National Gallery School, Melbourne, and at Swinburne Technical College where he later became head of the Art School. With his wife and fellow artist, Nornie Gude, he travelled and studied widely in Europe in 1958. Pendlebury has won several major awards including the 1956 Wynne Prize.

The earliest auction listing we have for Laurence Pendlebury is in 1975 and in total 129 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 99 (77%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $8,000 for Constitution Dock Hobart sold by Neilson's Auctions in October 1987. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Laurence Pendlebury are held by the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Monash University Museum of Art and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Scott Pendlebury 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 769
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 539
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 353
  • 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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