Born in Auckland in 1917, Rosalie Gascoigne had no formal art training. She makes assemblages and sculptures, and has exhibited her work in East Australian capital cities since 1974. She showed at the Venice Biennale in 1982, becoming the first female artist to represent Australia there. In 1994 she was awarded the Order of Australia for her services to the arts. Gascoigne's work is represented in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, as well Australian national and state collections.
We have records of art auction sales by Rosalie Gascoigne from 1991 and in total 256 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 179 (70%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,043,182 for Beaten Track sold by Deutscher and Hackett in December 2022. This year 11 works have been offered for sale. Works by Rosalie Gascoigne are held by the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of NSW and a further ten major public national galleries (see list below).
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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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