Jacques Etienne Victor Aragon was artist with French navigator de Freycinet who visited both Sydney and the Western Australian coast in his scientific expedition of 1817-1820.
In our database, 12 works by Jacques Arago are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1987, of which 10 (83%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $13,200 for Five Portrait Sketches of Male Aborigines Seen Around Sydney (5) sold by Sotheby's in August 1992. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 1995. Works by Jacques Arago are held by the National Portrait Gallery, National Gallery of Australia and Art Gallery of Western Australia.
Jacques Etienne Vict Arago is listed in the following standard biographical references:
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…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
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