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Past Sales

The Guitar Player
Nurses in a Nighttime Interior
Mother and Child 1945

Sales by Medium

Sold 8 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Maurie Carter

Auction Houses

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Deutscher and Hackett
Sold 1 works for
Davidson Auctions
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Born in 1920, Maurice Carter was a Melbourne painter. A social realist artist, he exhibited at the Victorian Artists Society from 1953 and at the Argus Galleries in 1963. He died in 1965.

In our database, 13 works by Maurice Carter are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1986, of which 8 (62%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $4,700 for South Melbourne Street (Park Street) 1946 sold by Deutscher~Menzies in November 2001. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020. Works by Maurice Carter are held by the National Gallery of Australia, Heide Museum of Modern Art and a further two major public national galleries (see list below).

Maurie Carter 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 312
  • 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.

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