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Past Sales

Evelyn Coghlan, the Artist's Sister
Kate Coghlan, the Artist's Mother, Knitting

Sales by Medium

Sold 23 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 28 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 1 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Elaine Coghlan

Auction Houses

Davidson Auctions
Sold 24 works for
Bonhams & Goodman
Sold 16 works for
Sold 4 works for

Born in Sydney in 1897, Elaine Coghlan studied at the Royal Art Society School under Dattilo Rubbo and James R Jackson. From 1920 she exhibited drawings and oil paintings of portraits and landscapes, with watercolour eventually becoming her principal medium. Coghlan taught art privately and at several private schools, and was a prominent member of several art societies. During World War II she studied engineering drawing. Coghlan died in 1989.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Elaine Coghlan from 1989 and in total 70 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 53 (76%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $3,600 for Self Portrait at Easel sold by Davidson Auctions in July 2019. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

Elaine Coghlan is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 297

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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