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Untitled, 1903
Untitled, 1903
Untitled, 1903

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Where to buy or sell art works by Henry H Glover

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Deutscher and Hackett
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Leonard Joel
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An itinerant artist, engraver and lithographer, Henry Glover arrived in Melbourne in 1848, where he worked as an engraver. He moved on to the goldfields in 1851, and to Adelaide about 1856. At other stages in his travels he visited Christchurch, New Zealand and Sydney. He is best known for his lithograph of the 1858 New South Wales v. Victoria cricket match.

The total number of works by Henry Glover offered for sale by auction since 1979 is 18, of which 7 (39%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $8,400 for William Baker Ashton, First Governor of Adelaide Gaol sold by Deutscher and Hackett in August 2011. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020. Works by Henry Glover are held by the National Portrait Gallery and Art Gallery of South Australia.

Henry H Glover 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 465
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 315
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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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