Born in 1919, in Perth, W.A., George Crossley studied at the Melbourne National Gallery School under William Dargie. He was an Archibald Prize finalist in years 1953, 1956 & 1968. Little else is known of him, except that he was awarded the Tumut Prize in 1959 and the Redcliffe Prize in 1964.
We have records of art auction sales by George Crossley from 1970 and in total 106 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 63 (59%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by George Crossley are held by the National Gallery of Australia.
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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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