Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Past Sales

'African Beauty,' 1970s
'Australian Venus,' 1970s
'Motherhood,' 1970s

Sales by Medium

Sold 12 works for
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Where to buy or sell art works by Benjamin Collins

Auction Houses

Davidson Auctions
Sold 6 works for
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Aust. Art Auctions
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Born in London in 1910, Benjamin Collins studied in London and Berlin before his arrival in Australia in 1949. A sculptor and painter working in clay, stone, fibreglass and bronze, he has exhibited widely in Australia, and has received several commissions.

The total number of works by Benjamin Collins offered for sale by auction since 1974 is 17, of which 12 (71%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $3,600 for 'Australian Venus,' 1970s sold by Davidson Auctions in August 2020. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2020.

Benjamin Collins 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 132
  • 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…

Unknown. We do not have dates of birth and/or death of this artist, or the dates are uncertain.

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