Born in Scotland in 1855, John Campbell emigrated to Australia, living in New South Wales, and Queensland before moving to Perth where he died in 1924. He was known for his naive style of painting and his depiction of detailed architectural features of local buildings. His work was included in the exhibition The Colonial Eye at the Art Gallery of Western Australia in 1979.
In our database, 52 works by John Campbell (Scottish 1855-1924) are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1980, of which 34 (65%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $96,600 for View of Perth sold by McKenzies Auctioneers in May 2005. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.
John Campbell (Scottish 1855-1924) is not listed in any of the standard biographical references listed on our references page.
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…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
The Australian Art Sales Digest is a database of over 610,000 works by more than 12,000 artists who are listed as having either lived or worked in Australia or New Zealand, and an additional 36,000 foreign and other artists, offered for sale by auction in Australia and New Zealand from the early 1970s to the present day.
Access to the database is available on either a monthly or annual subscription. During the subscription period you have unlimited access to the site. If you would like to subscribe, please proceed to our Subscription Form.