Works in the database
38
Works with images
29
Works with multiple sales
1

Past Sales

Spring
Untitled
Between Sea and Suburb (Triptich)

Sales by Medium

Paintings
Sold 32 works for
$52,631

Where to buy or sell art works by Douglas Chambers

Auction Houses

GFL Fine Art
Sold 25 works for
$49,096
McKenzies Auctioneers
Sold 2 works for
$1,375
Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 1 works for
$1,320

Born in London in 1935, Douglas Chambers is an abstract painter and teacher. He was awarded a Graduate Diploma from the Royal College of Art in 1961. He migrated to Perth, Australia about 1970 and became a lecturer at the Western Australian Institute of Technology, now Curtin University of Technology, in 1978. Chambers has exhibited widely in the United Kingdom and in Western Australia.

The earliest auction listing we have for Douglas Chambers is in 1994 and in total 38 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 32 (84%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,325 for Easter sold by GFL Fine Art in December 2009. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Douglas Chambers are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia and National Gallery of Victoria.

Douglas Chambers 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 316
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 113
  • 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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