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Past Sales

Mindijarra Waterhole
Waterholes and Sandhills in the Great Sandy Desert 2001
Gunambayi, 1996

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Prints & Graphics
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Works on Paper
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Where to buy or sell art works by Billy Thomas Joongoorra

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Mossgreen Auctions
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Australian Aboriginal artist Billy Thomas Joongoorra was born in 1920 and works in oils and acrylics. Billy Thomas Joongoorra died in 2012.

The earliest auction listing we have for Billy Thomas Joongoorra is in 1999 and in total 127 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 78 (61%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $39,877 for Gunambalayi - Travels of the Black Snake sold by Sotheby's in March 2018. This year 3 works have been offered for sale. Works by Billy Thomas Joongoorra are held by the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Billy Thomas Joongoorra 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 151

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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