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Past Sales

Still Life Irises
The Bach at Piha
Still life, dahlias in a stoneware jug

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Sold 25 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 36 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Ivy Margaret Copeland

Auction Houses

International Art Centre
Sold 22 works for
Sold 11 works for
Sold 14 works for

Born in Auckland in 1895, Ivy Copeland studied at the University of Auckland Elam School of Fine Arts. A painter and teacher she taught at Canterbury School of Art in the 1930s and then at Dunedin Teachers College. Painting in oil and watercolour she produced life size portraits, still life and alandscapes and exhibited at a regional level throughout her teaching career. After retiring from teaching in 1940 she returned to Auckland.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Ivy Copeland from 1993 and in total 81 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 61 (75%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,774 for Coastal View with Figures sold by International Art Centre in October 2021. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Ivy Copeland are held by the Auckland Art Gallery and Christchurch Art Gallery.

Ivy Margaret Copeland is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 52
  • 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.

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