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Female Figure
Jumping Man
Victoria 1978

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Born in Austria in 1902, Karl Duldig arrived in Australia in 1941. An active sportsman he was best known as a sculptor and art teacher at mentone Grammar School in Melbourne. He exhibited regularly with the Victorian Sculptors’ Society, winning their annual prize in 1956 and in private galleries. He was a leading figure among the European-trained sculptors who arrived from Europe before and after World War II, and Duldig affirmed the place of sculptural practice in Australian public and cultural experience. His studio at East Malvern is preserved as a house museum and public gallery.

The total number of works by Karl Duldig offered for sale by auction since 1987 is 16, of which 13 (81%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,000 for Female Figure 1969 sold by Deutscher~Menzies in March 2004. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020. Works by Karl Duldig are held by the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria and National Portrait Gallery.

Karl Duldig 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 389
  • 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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