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Past Sales

Monument 1996
'Settling Tanks I,' 2000
'Wires are Dangerous,' 2006

Sales by Medium

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Where to buy or sell art works by Sybil Rose Curtis

Auction Houses

Sold 6 works for
Leonard Joel
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Davidson Auctions
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Born in Queensland in 1943 Sybil Curtis studied at University of Queensland. A realist painter of industrial subjects she exhibited in Sydney and in Queensland.

The earliest auction listing we have for Sybil Curtis is in 2003 and in total 20 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 15 (75%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $4,295 for Untitled, 2005 (Industrial Warehouse) sold by Lawsons in August 2021. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Sybil Curtis are held by the Queensland Art Gallery.

Sybil Rose Curtis 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 361
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 154
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 102

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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