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Silvery-Grey Petrel (Procellaria Glacialoides) 1840
A Group of Nine Flower Studies, Including Nymphoides Geminata, Kangaroo Apple and Austral Olives
Lamprotornis Spilopterus

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Prints & Graphics
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Where to buy or sell art works by Elizabeth Gould

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
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Sold 13 works for
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Elizabeth Gould was born in England in 1804 and married the ornithologist John Gould in 1824. The Goulds came to Australia in 1838 where Elizabeth made some 600 drawings to be published in her husband's books, many of which were believed to have been wrongly attributed to her husband. She returned to England in 1840.

We have records of art auction sales by Elizabeth Gould from 1977 and in total 40 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 20 (50%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $12,791 for Silvery-Grey Petrel (Procellaria Glacialoides) 1840 sold by Leonard Joel in September 2017. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2017. Works by Elizabeth Gould are held by the Ian Potter Museum of Art and Queensland Art Gallery.

Elizabeth Gould 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 471
  • Kerr, Joan. Dictionary of Australian Artists, Painters, Sketchers, Photographers and Engravers to 1870. Oxford University Press, Australia, 1993. Page 311
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 316
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.

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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