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Sydney View - entitled 'Botany Bay' verso
From the Defenitions Series

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Sold 42 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 15 works for
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Where to buy or sell art works by David Spencer Couper

Auction Houses

Aust. Art Auctions
Sold 18 works for
Leonard Joel
Sold 17 works for
Sold 10 works for

Born in Sydney in 1956, David Spencer Couper studied at the Royal Art Society, Sydney under Henry Hanke and Garrett Kingsley. Living in southern Sydney, he is known for his realist landscapes and works of a late Victorian style using oil or pastel.

The earliest auction listing we have for David Couper is in 1985 and in total 79 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 58 (73%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,760 for Sydney Harbour sold by Lawsons in November 1995. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

David Spencer Couper is not listed in any of the standard biographical references listed on our references page.

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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