Born in 1908 in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Geoffrey Ingleton was well known as a rare book collector, illustrator, marine artist and amateur etcher. He served with the Royal Australian Navy from 1922 to 1936 when he retired. In 1937-38 he was commissioned to make models of first fleet vessels HMS Sirius and HMS Supply for the 1938 150th anniversary celebrations in Sydney, and these models are now held by the Powerhouse Museum. He produced a number of etchings, mainly of historical marine subjects.
In our database, 74 works by Geoffrey Ingleton are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1984, of which 70 (95%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,440 for HMS Victoria sold by Artemis Auctions in July 2009. This year 2 works have been offered for sale. Works by Geoffrey Ingleton are held by the National Gallery of 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…
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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