Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

Italian Landscape with Lake 1948
Burnt Trees 1979
Standing Figures 1968

Sales by Medium

Sold 14 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 16 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 6 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Grahame King

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 24 works for
Mossgreen Auctions
Sold 5 works for
Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd
Sold 1 works for

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).

Grahame King is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 576
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 371
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • 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…

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.

The Australian Art Sales Digest is a database of over 610,000 works by more than 12,000 artists who are listed as having either lived or worked in Australia or New Zealand, and an additional 36,000 foreign and other artists, offered for sale by auction in Australia and New Zealand from the early 1970s to the present day.

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