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Past Sales

King William St, Adelaide, 1907
Street Scene, Narni, Italy
King William Street, Adelaide 1907

Sales by Medium

Sold 12 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Jacques Carabain

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Deutscher and Hackett
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Born in Amsterdam in 1834, Jacques Carabain studied at the Amsterdam Academy and travelled extensively, settling in Brussels from 1880. In 1885 he travelled to Australia and painted several views of cities in Australia and New Zealand and exhibited at the Victorian Academy of Arts. After living in Melbourne for a time, he returned to Belgium in 1889 and held his final exhibition in 1907.

The earliest auction listing we have for Jacques Carabain is in 1974 and in total 15 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 12 (80%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $145,500 for Collins Street, Melbourne sold by Christies in November 1996. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022.

Jacques Carabain 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 310
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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