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Past Sales

'Angel - Prego Per Te,' c1910
'Cardinal William Henry O'Connell (Boston)' 1911
Mary Anderson, Broadway 1906

Sales by Medium

Sold 4 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Dora Ohlfsen

Auction Houses

Davidson Auctions
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Theodore Bruce Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 1 works for
Leonard Joel
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Dora Ohlfsen was born in Ballarat in 1867. Known as a painter, sculptor and musician, she studied extensively in Europe. Due to illness she was forced to abandon a promising career as a pianist. A gifted linguist she travelled Europe extensively, writing for American newspapers. She returned to Australia several times and is best known here for her sculptural work, designing medallions of such figures as Billy Hughes, Nellie Stewart and other notables of her period. She also created a medallion of Mussolini. Dora Ohlfsen's work is represented in several state and numerous overseas collections.

Our database lists 5 works offered for sale at auction by this artist, of which 4 were sold.

Dora Ohlfsen is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • 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…

No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.

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