Born in Melbourne in 1915, King studied at the National Gallery School, the George Bell School and in Europe. Best known as a printmaker, he was secretary of the Print Council of Australia in 1966 and became president of that society in 1979.
Our database records art auction sales of works by Grahame King from 1979 and in total 48 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 36 (75%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $3,436 for Standing Figures 1968 sold by Leonard Joel in October 2022. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by Grahame King are held by the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria and a further six 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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