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Past Sales

Night Paddocks - Wimmera II 2003
Moving through Paddocks 2004
The Acheron no.5, 2000

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Where to buy or sell art works by Philip Hunter

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Born in Donald, Victoria in 1958 Philip Hunter studied at Prahran College, Victorian College of the Arts and from 1996 to 1999 at Deakin University where he earned a Doctor of Philosophy. Known for his vast Australian landscapes mainly executed in oil, he exhibited in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in both solo and group shows. He is represented in numerous public collections. He died from cancer aged 58.

The earliest auction listing we have for Philip Hunter is in 1975 and in total 74 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 42 (57%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $31,909 for Daytime Moon sold by Menzies in June 2016. This year 8 works have been offered for sale. Works by Philip Hunter are held by the National Gallery of Victoria, Monash University Museum of Art and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Philip Hunter 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 536
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 332
  • Australian Prints + Printmaking, a database listing printmaking artists from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region based on the print collection of the National Gallery of Australia.

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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