Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

The Bright Foreshore At Rye
Back Through the Trees
Figure on a bush track

Sales by Medium

Works on Paper
Sold 83 works for
Sold 1 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by John William Roach

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 63 works for
Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd
Sold 4 works for
Lawson~Menzies (now trading as Menzies)
Sold 4 works for

John Roach was born in 1894 and created a large of work, depicting Victorian landscape scenes in watercolour between 1924 and 1966. Little is known of his personal life or artistic career. He died in Melbourne on 13 May 1973, and his ashes are interred at Altona Memorial Park.

The total number of works by John Roach offered for sale by auction since 1975 is 108, of which 84 (78%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.

John William Roach is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • 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…

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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