Australian Aboriginal artist Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri was born circa 1952 and works in oils and acrylics.
Our database records art auction sales of works by Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri from 1989 and in total 100 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 40 (40%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $91,702 for Soakage Water Site of Pukaratjina sold by Sotheby's in May 2023. This year 8 works have been offered for sale. Works by Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri are held by the National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of NSW and a further five major public national galleries (see list below).
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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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