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Past Sales

Four Trobriand Figures 1987
Exodus number 3
'The Healer,' 1992

Sales by Medium

Sold 73 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 36 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 9 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Arch Cuthbertson

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 56 works for
Amanda Addams Auctions
Sold 5 works for
GFL Fine Art
Sold 3 works for

Born in Geelong, Victoria in 1924, Arch Cuthbertson was awarded a Diploma of Fine Art from Royal Melbourne Technical College in 1951 and was awarded a Fellowship from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology for 1969/70. He was an art teacher at teachers colleges in Geelong and Ballarat from 1956 to 1968 and Senior Lecturer at Deakin University from 1974 to 1984. Included in the prizes he has won for his paintings are the Geelong Prize for Watercolour in in 1964 and the Swan Hill Art Gallery Prize in 1988. A modernist artist, he held at least 30 solo exhibitions from 1961 to 2000 in Melbourne, Geelong, Adelaide and Sydney.

In our database, 191 works by Arch Cuthbertson are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1971, of which 119 (62%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $7,875 for Harlequin sold by Amanda Addams Auctions in September 2003. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by Arch Cuthbertson are held by the Geelong Gallery, Monash University Museum of Art and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Arch Cuthbertson 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 361
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 155
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 301
  • 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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