Works in the database
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Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Ritlers Walk N.Z. 1992
Dwarf A/Pple 1991
Fan 6, Bird Bath

Sales by Medium

Prints & Graphics
Sold 29 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 1 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Edith Cowlishaw

Auction Houses

Evans Hastings Valuers & Auctioneers
Sold 5 works for
Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 11 works for
Gibson's Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 4 works for

Edith Cowlishaw was born in Adelaide and was stongly influenced by an aunt Dora Featherstone who was a botanist and lover of Australian wildflowers. This has translated into Edith's etchings of the Australian bush. She graduated B.Sc [Sydney University] and worked as an industrial chemist. She studied with the [then] Sydney Technical College by correspondence for ten years and subsequently at the Workshop Art Centre Willoughby. She has had neumerous solo exhibitions at Brisbane,Newcastle, Maitland, Gosford, Sydney, Canberra, Hobart, and is a member of, and exhibits annually with the Print Circle and is also a member and former President of the Sydney Printmakers.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Edith Cowlishaw from 1990 and in total 42 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 30 (71%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

Edith Cowlishaw is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 143
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 95
  • 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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