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Past Sales

Wayside Cross
Various titles
Collection of 175 small drawings executed 1979-1980

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Sold 10 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 17 works for
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Where to buy or sell art works by Jim Paterson

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 8 works for
Sold 9 works for
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Born in 1944, Jim Paterson is a painter, printmaker and sculptor. He studied in Melbourne and has exhibited in the eastern capital cities since 1975. He is best known for his large monochromatic, frontal studies of heads.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Jim Paterson from 1977 and in total 44 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 29 (66%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,880 for A Shy Man 1995 sold by Leonard Joel in August 2011. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Jim Paterson are held by the Ian Potter Museum of Art, Monash University Museum of Art and a further eight major public national galleries (see list below).

Jim Paterson 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 764
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 533
  • Australian Prints + Printmaking, a database listing printmaking artists from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region based on the print collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

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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