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Stained Glass Window 2
Untitled, 1964

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Born in New Zealand in 1927, Henry Bell commenced painting in 1950. He studied briefly at the Dunedin Art School prior to his arrival in Australia in 1953. He painted for a time in South Australia and returned to New Zealand before settling in Queensland in 1955. He has held many one-man exhibitions in New Zealand and Australia.

The earliest auction listing we have for Henry Bell is in 1973 and in total 32 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 20 (63%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $2,351 for Coastline sold by Art+Object in June 2022. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2022. Works by Henry Bell are held by the Auckland Art Gallery.

Henry Bell is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • 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.

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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