Born in Mount Tottens, South Australia in 1866, Marie Tuck studied in Adelaide with James Ashton and in travelled to Paris in 1906 to study with Rupert Bunny. On her return to Australia in 1914 she became a very well known art teacher and painter of working in oil, and occasionally in watercolour.
The earliest auction listing we have for Marie Tuck is in 1972 and in total 283 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 188 (66%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $21,600 for The Proclamation, Glenelg sold by Leonard Joel in May 2016. This year 9 works have been offered for sale. Works by Marie Tuck are held by the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of South Australia and Art Gallery of NSW.
Marie Anne Tuck is listed in the following standard biographical references:
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…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
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