Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

The Old Garden Bucket
Night Bird
'End of the Day'

Sales by Medium

Sold 131 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 0 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by John Cartwright

Auction Houses

McKenzies Auctioneers
Sold 65 works for
GFL Fine Art
Sold 23 works for
Sold 13 works for

Born in Leeds, England in 1950, John Cartwright migrated to Perth with his family as a teenager in 1966. He was educated at the University of Western Australia. He is a self taught naïve artist, working in oils and enamels, and his work has been exhibited widely in Western Australia and also in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane, and in Auckland, New Zealand. He has been awarded a number of provincial art prizes including the Bunbury City Art Purchase Prize in 1979.

In our database, 174 works by John Cartwright are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1982, of which 131 (75%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,358 for Houses sold by GFL Fine Art in November 2015. This year 13 works have been offered for sale.

John Cartwright is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 109
  • 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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