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Danse De Negres a L'Ille De France. 1818
Deux Chinoises Jouant Au Jeu Appele Tjonka (Timor)
Coupang: Lle Timor. Chinoises Jouant Au Tchonka

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Where to buy or sell art works by Jacques Etienne Vict Arago

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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:

  • 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 214
  • Kerr, Joan. Dictionary of Australian Artists, Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870. Oxford University Press, Australia, 1993. Page 22
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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