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.
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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…
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