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Past Sales

Window/sculpture/ Bed, 1990
Untitled 1986
Untitled 1989

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Works on Paper
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Where to buy or sell art works by James Hughes Clayden

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Born in Melbourne in 1947, James Clayden studied Art & Design at the Preston Institute of Technology in Melbourne. An abstract painter and film maker, he has exhibited mainly in Melbourne since 1970, and in Canberra and Sydney. He received an award for the best telemovie, Banff Television Festival, Canada in 1987.

In our database, 50 works by James Clayden are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1978, of which 27 (54%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $7,170 for Autumn (Passing) sold by Christies in May 2005. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by James Clayden are held by the National Gallery of Victoria and National Gallery of Australia.

James Hughes Clayden 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 326
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 123
  • 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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