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Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

South Australian Landscape
'Shadows on the Gums'
The Old Warrior

Sales by Medium

Works on Paper
Sold 33 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Herbert Barringer

Auction Houses

Megaw & Hogg Auctions Pty. Ltd.
Sold 11 works for
Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 6 works for
Elder Fine Art
Sold 3 works for

Born in Adelaide, Herbert Barringer was known as a gymnast and artist. He was the brother of Ethel Barringer and the husband of Gwendoline Barringer, both well known artists. A watercolourist, he painted Australian landscapes and was active in the 1920s and 1930s.

We have records of art auction sales by Herbert Barringer from 1977 and in total 46 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 33 (72%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,200 for Sheep and Gums sold by Gregsons in October 1993. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020.

Herbert Barringer 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 243
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 284
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.

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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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