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Sleeper's Prison
Landscape C. 1958
Ballet Rehearsal 1937

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Born in Melbourne in 1917, Oswald Hall studied in Melbourne. He was a printmaker and romantic realist painter in oil, PVA and acrylic, and was awarded the Bernard Hall Prize for Portraiture in 1938.

The earliest auction listing we have for Oswald Hall is in 1992 and in total 20 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 10 (50%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $3,525 for Landscape c. 1958 sold by Deutscher~Menzies in November 2001. This year one work has been offered for sale. Works by Oswald Hall are held by the National Gallery of Australia and National Gallery of Victoria.

Oswald Hall 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 493
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 280
  • 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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