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Past Sales

Girndi, 2004
Barramundi, 2003

Sales by Medium

Sold 42 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 29 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 3 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Janangoo Butcher Cherel

Auction Houses

Deutscher and Hackett
Sold 26 works for
Sold 13 works for
Sold 11 works for

Born in Western Australia in the 1920's. An Australian Aboriginal painter and printmaker he has exhibited throughout Australia and is represented in several state and provincial collections.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Janangoo Butcher Cherel from 2001 and in total 119 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 74 (62%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $40,800 for Untitled sold by Sotheby's in July 2010. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Janangoo Butcher Cherel are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, National Gallery of Victoria and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Janangoo Butcher Cherel 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 319

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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