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Past Sales

The Resting Drover
Still Life - Rhododendron
Afternoon Walk with Distant Mountain Range

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Works on Paper
Sold 620 works for
Sold 21 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 3 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Allan Bernaldo

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 412 works for
Elder Fine Art
Sold 40 works for
Sold 19 works for

Born in Creswick, Victoria, in 1900, Bernaldo studied at the Ballarat School of Mines. In 1919 he joined the Victorian Artists' Society and was known as an advertising illustrator; two years later he became a teacher, a post which he held until 1946. A watercolourist, he is best known for his floral subjects, landscapes and horse paintings.

Allan Bernaldo is one of the most prolific of the artists listed in our database, with the number of works offered for sale by auction since 1971 of 974, of which 644 (66%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $18,700 for Resting the Tam sold by Leonard Joel in April 1990. This year 10 works have been offered for sale. Works by Allan Bernaldo are held by the Geelong Gallery, National Gallery of Australia and Ian Potter Museum of Art.

Allan Bernaldo 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 256
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 287
  • 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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