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.
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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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