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Past Sales

Winter Landscape 3
Neighbour's Sunflowers 1975
Autumn Landscape 3

Sales by Medium

Sold 19 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 3 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Helen Dorothy Grey-Smith

Auction Houses

GFL Fine Art
Sold 14 works for
McKenzies Auctioneers
Sold 7 works for
Sold 1 works for

Born in India in 1916, Helen Grey-Smith trained in London and arrived in Western Australia in 1947 with her husband, the artist Guy Grey Smith. A painter and printmaker she was first noted for her printed textiles, and from 1954 for her serigraphs.

We have records of art auction sales by Helen Grey-Smith from 1992 and in total 26 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 22 (85%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,325 for Violets sold by GFL Fine Art in November 2019. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Helen Grey-Smith are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Australia and Art Gallery of NSW.

Helen Dorothy Grey-Smith 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 481
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 269
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 180
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 318
  • Australian Prints + Printmaking, a database listing printmaking artists from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region based on the print collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

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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