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Past Sales

Untitled (Grazing in the Morning Light)
McCarrs Creek boats 1974
'West from Stockton (NSW)' 1986

Sales by Medium

Sold 13 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by David Perks

Auction Houses

Davidson Auctions
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Leonard Joel
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Born in Sydney, David Perks studied commercial art in the United Kingdom and Europe in 1971 and worked in this field, before returning to Australia in 1972 when he became a full time painter. He has exhibited his realist paintings throughout New South Wales and won regional art awards. He lives and works in the Armidale area of Northern New South Wales.

The total number of works by David Perks offered for sale by auction since 1990 is 17, of which 13 (76%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,093 for 'Overcast Morning, Newcastle Harbour,' June 1985 sold by Davidson Auctions in November 2008. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023.

David Perks is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 543

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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