Works in the database
Works with images
Works with multiple sales

Forthcoming Sales

Hope Vessel and Heart, 1986

Past Sales

Mother, Child and Bouquet, 1994
The Given and Mount Eden

Sales by Medium

Sold 195 works for
Prints & Graphics
Sold 573 works for
Works on Paper
Sold 140 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Pat Hanly

Auction Houses

Sold 387 works for
Sold 174 works for
International Art Centre
Sold 157 works for

A New Zealand artist, Patrick Hanly was born in Palmerston North in 1932. He studied at the Canterbury University School of Art, and in 1957 went to London and Europe where he worked and studied European artists such as Chagall, Picasso and Bacon. He returned to New Zealand in 1962. Hanly has exhibited widely in New Zealand and overseas and has won a number of awards.

Pat Hanly is one of the most prolific of the artists listed in our database, with the number of works offered for sale by auction since 1988 of 1,298, of which 915 (70%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $222,548 for Suburban Innocents sold by Art+Object in March 2015. This year 60 works have been offered for sale. Works by Pat Hanly are held by the Auckland Art Gallery, Museum Of New Zealand and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Pat Hanly is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 107
  • 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.

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 .