Born in Wokalup, Western Australia 145 km south of Perth in 1903 to a Western Australian pioneering family, Marshall Clifton was an architect and watercolour artist. An artist favouring landscapes and seascapes and working in watercolour, he was a frequent exhibitor with the Perth Society of Artists and other associations, and held 6 solo exhibitions in Perth between 1933 and 1953. He was awarded the Hotchin prize for watercolours in 1951 and his work is represented in the Katanning Municipal Collection. As an architect he worked with the National Trust, Historical Society and the University of Western Australia.
In our database, 22 works by Marshall Clifton are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1983, of which 18 (82%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $5,060 for Beach Scene (Possibly Cottesloe) sold by McKenzies Auctioneers in November 2001. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.
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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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