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Past Sales

Taylor's Point, Pittwater
Middle Harbour 1999
Lovers in the Park. 1967

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Where to buy or sell art works by Doreen Gadsby

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Davidson Auctions
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Barsby Auctions
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Born in New South Wales in 1926, Doreen Gadsby studied at East Sydney Technical College under George Lawrence and John Santry. She lived in Canada from 1971 to 1980. Married to John Coburn Gadsby frequently painted the older sections of Sydney and held several successful exhibitions.

The total number of works by Doreen Gadsby offered for sale by auction since 1974 is 114, of which 82 (72%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

Doreen Gadsby is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 237
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 158

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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