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Past Sales

'Madness / Bon a Tirer - I. never Shot a Man I. Didn't Like'
'Madness / Bon a Tirer - I never Shot a Man I Didn't Like'
Madness / the Face

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Where to buy or sell art works by Mark (Chopper) Read

Auction Houses

Gowans Auctions
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Davidson Auctions
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Mark Brandon "Chopper" Read was an Australian convicted criminal, gang member and author. Read wrote a series of semi-autobiographical fictional crime novels and children's books. The 2000 film Chopper is based on his life. He was a self/prison taught occasional artist, working c2003.

In our database, 18 works by Chopper Read are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 2004, of which 7 (39%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

Mark (Chopper) Read 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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