Born in Kempsey, New South Wales in 1942, landscape artist, Les Graham studied in nearby Lismore, and at the Julian Ashton School in Sydney, but is mainly self taught. After moving to Sydney he worked closely with artist Doug Sealy for several years in country New South Wales, which improved both their styles. He has had several one-man exhibitions in the eastern states and has his own gallery in Kempsey, New South Wales.
The earliest auction listing we have for Les Graham is in 1974 and in total 274 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 207 (76%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,000 for The Twelve Apostles, South Coast sold by Geoff K. Gray in September 1987. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.
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