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Past Sales

Afternoon Tea 2007
Petrel Cove - Fleurieu Peninsula SA
Road to Myponga

Sales by Medium

Sold 263 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 30 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Herman Pekel

Auction Houses

Leonard Joel
Sold 101 works for
Elder Fine Art
Sold 50 works for
Sold 15 works for

Born in Melbourne in 1956 to Dutch parents, Herman Pekel is a mainly self-taught realist painter and printmaker who has been on study tours to Europe, SE Asia and India. He was the winner of the prestigious Alice Bale Award in 1989 and 1993 and a longstanding member of the Twenty Melbourne Painters Society. He works in oil and watercolour range from city to landscapes, to cafe and bar interiors, to dynamic industrial scenery. He has exhibited in Melbourne since 1975.

In our database, 396 works by Herman Pekel are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1988, of which 293 (74%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $11,045 for Kings Cross sold by Menzies in September 2014. This year one work has been offered for sale.

Herman Pekel 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 539

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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