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Past Sales

'Sailing, with the Lizard Man,'
'The New Act,' 2000
Tiger Desire, 1987

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Where to buy or sell art works by P. (Peter) Cole

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Davidson Auctions
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A sculptor and painter, Peter Cole was born in Bairnsdale, Victoria. He studied at Prahran College of Adult Education from 1964 to 1968 and has exhibited his paintings and sculpture in Brisbane and Sydney from 1983, and participated in the Mildura Sculpture Triennial in 1975 and 1978. He has received a Visual Arts Board grant in 1978, 1983 and 1987. [He is to be distinguished from Peter D. Cole, also a sculptor born in Gawler, South Australia in 1947.]

Our database records art auction sales of works by P. (Peter) Cole from 1994 and in total 5 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 5 (100%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,800 for 'Sailing, with the Lizard Man,' sold by Davidson Auctions in July 2019. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2019.

P. (Peter) Cole 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 333

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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