Born in 1776, Richard Browne was transported to Australia in 1810. A primitive colonial painter, he is best known for his drawings of Aboriginals of his period. Two of his paintings were illustrated in a volume of the works of convict artists in 1813.
The total number of works by Richard Browne offered for sale by auction since 1971 is 71, of which 59 (83%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $108,000 for Native Man of N.S.Wales and Native Woman of New South Wales Painteed Within a Painted Green Frame sold by Bonhams in November 2010. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2010. Works by Richard Browne are held by the Art Gallery of South Australia, National Gallery of Australia and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).
Richard Browne is listed in the following standard biographical references:
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…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
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