Born in Holland, Easther studied extensively overseas before his arrival in Australia. He founded an art school in Holland where he was known as Willie Paes. On his arrival he changed his name and his style of painting to depict typical Australian landscapes.
The earliest auction listing we have for William Easther is in 1973 and in total 29 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 18 (62%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,000 for Faith, Hope and Charity Islands, Tamtanta sold by Leonard Joel in April 1989. This year one work has been offered for sale.
William Easther 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…
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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