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Past Sales

Boat 2003
Boat 2003
Entirely Different Wings, 1995

Sales by Medium

Sold 14 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 3 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by John Bartley

Auction Houses

Mossgreen Auctions
Sold 4 works for
Shapiro Auctioneers
Sold 8 works for
Leonard Joel
Sold 1 works for

John Bartley was born in 1956 in Darlinghurst, Sydney and commenced study at East Sydney Technical Collegein 1986, graduating in with an Art Certificate and Higher Art Certificate. An abstract artist, his work has been included in a number of group exhibitions across Australia including The Melbourne Art Fair, the Salon des Refusés, the Waverly Art Prize, the Fishers Ghost Art Prize, Mosman Art Prize which he won in 1990 and the Gallipoli Art Prize. He was the Artist in residence at the Tweed Regional Gallery, NSW and in 2017, Artist in Residence at Haefligers Cottage, Hill End as elected by Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW. He has exhibited commercially in Sydney from 1990 to 2020.

In our database, 21 works by John Bartley are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1998, of which 17 (81%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $3,346 for Number Five sold by Mossgreen Auctions in March 2010. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.

John Bartley 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 39
  • 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.

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