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Past Sales

Paris Street Scene
Place Des Vosges
'Roses,' 1961

Sales by Medium

Sold 50 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 29 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Moya Dyring

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 22 works for
Sold 4 works for
Davidson Auctions
Sold 9 works for

Born in Melbourne in 1908, studied at the national Gallery School from 1930 to 1932. Dyring became one of Australia's first cubist painters. She held an exhibition in Melbourne in 1934 and in the following year moved permanently to Paris where her painting changed to a more personal style. She visited Australia several times in the 1950s and 1960s and exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne. She died in 1967 and bequether her Paris studio apartment to the Art Gallery of New South Wales as a residency for Australian artists.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Moya Dyring from 1975 and in total 108 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 79 (73%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $5,124 for Pont Louis Philippe Saint Gervais sold by Mossgreen Auctions in March 2011. This year 6 works have been offered for sale. Works by Moya Dyring are held by the Heide Museum of Modern Art, Art Gallery of NSW and National Gallery of Australia.

Moya Dyring 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 396
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 306
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • 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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