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Past Sales

'The Truckies Layover'
Called for Dinner
'Don Quixote Lost in the Outback'

Sales by Medium

Sold 22 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 2 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by John W. Pickup

Auction Houses

Davidson Auctions
Sold 5 works for
Sold 4 works for
GFL Fine Art
Sold 1 works for

Born in Sydney in 1931, John Pickup first commenced painting seriously in 1962. He is a member of the Brushmen of the Bush group in Broken Hill. He first went to Broken Hill as a regional manager for the ABC. . He has exhibited widely in Australia and overseas with the Brushmen of the Bush group. The Brushmen raised millions of dollars for various charities, and John’s charitable donations have continued since moving to Mackay with the ABC, after which he continued to work with various charities. He was instrumental in the form of Community Radio Station 4CRM.

In our database, 38 works by John Pickup are listed as being offered for sale, the earliest in 1976, of which 24 (63%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,586 for 'The Truckies Layover' sold by Davidson Auctions in August 2023. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

John W. Pickup 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 547

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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