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Market, Bali
Balinese Cock Fight

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Where to buy or sell art works by Guelda Pyke

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Leonard Joel
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Born in 1905 in Melbourne, Guelda Pyke studied at the National Gallery of Victoria School in 1957, at RMIT and at the George Bell School in Melbourne between 1946 and 1951. She held her first solo exhibition in Melbourne in 1963 and exhibited until the 1980s. She lived and worked in Bali In the 1960s and then travelled extensively, including in Greece, Iran and Pakistan, eventually settling in Templestowe in Melbourne.

The earliest auction listing we have for Guelda Pyke is in 1981 and in total 117 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 70 (60%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $4,230 for Woman by a Table with Flowers sold by Deutscher~Menzies in November 2000. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Guelda Pyke are held by the National Gallery of Victoria.

Guelda Pyke 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 805
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 563
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 373
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 357
  • 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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