Born in Queensland in 1899, Florence Broadhurst was one of Australia's most eminent wallpaper designers. Sydney based, her designs, together with her flamboyant marketing skills, procured many overseas and prominent Australian commissions. She worked into her 79th year when she was brutally murdered in her studio in 1977.
The earliest auction listing we have for Florence Broadhurst is in 1975 and in total 53 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 34 (64%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $4,290 for Autumn Trees at Orange NSW sold by Elder Fine Art in October 2006. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Florence Broadhurst are held by the Queensland Art Gallery.
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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…
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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