Born in Sydney in 1917, Reg Preston is a ceramic artist who studied in Melbourne and in 1937 travelled to London, where he undertook further studies that included time at the Royal Academy. He returned to Australia in 1939 at the outbreak of World War II.
Our database records art auction sales of works by Reg Preston from 1991 and in total 50 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 42 (84%) were sold. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Reg Preston are held by the National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).
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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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