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Lydiard Street North, Ballarat

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Leonard Joel
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William Benson was born in 1812. He arrived in South Australia in the early 1850s and after a few years moved to Ballarat. A painter, sketcher, journalist and mining surveyor he is known for his drawings and watercolours of the Ballarat environs at the time of the gold rush. He died at Ballarat in 1882.

Since 1970 we have recorded only one work being sold at auction by this artist, which was in 1985.

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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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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