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Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Spring Garden II
Still Life II, 1984
Vineyard in Autumn III 1997

Sales by Medium

Sold 21 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 4 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 4 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Roy Churcher

Auction Houses

Mossgreen Auctions
Sold 2 works for
Sold 8 works for
GFL Fine Art
Sold 1 works for

Born in London in 1933, Churcher studied at Sutton School of Art, Slade School and University College London before coming to Australia in 1957. He taught at Central Technical College Brisbane and Brisbane Flying Art School. He was a foundation member and vice-president of the Contemporary Art Society of Queensland. Known for portraits and figure studies he exhibited in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Canberra between 1969 and 2006.

We have records of art auction sales by Roy Churcher from 1976 and in total 37 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 29 (78%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,760 for Spring Garden II sold by GFL Fine Art in May 2023. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Roy Churcher are held by the National Gallery of Victoria, Queensland Art Gallery and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).

Roy Churcher 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 322
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 119
  • 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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