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Past Sales

Wildflowers, 1892
Ghost Gums, 1916
Ghost Gums, 1916

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Works on Paper
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Prints & Graphics
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Where to buy or sell art works by George Reynolds

Auction Houses

Artemis Auctions
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Leonard Joel
Sold 7 works for
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Born in 1854 in England, George Reynolds studied art in Birmingham and London, and taught at Wolverhampton before his arrival in Australia in 1886. A painter, woodcarver and etcher, he is said to have introduced etching into South Australia. Reynolds taught in Victoria until 1905, then moved to South Australia where he taught at Mount Gambier until 1935.

The earliest auction listing we have for George Reynolds is in 1974 and in total 29 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 12 (41%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,000 for In Search of Gold sold by Artemis Auctions in April 2009. 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 Reynolds are held by the Art Gallery of South Australia and National Gallery of Australia.

George Reynolds is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 359
  • 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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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