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Past Sales

'A Windy Day'
'A. Windy Day'
'Aunt Mary's Birthday Party,' 1980.

Sales by Medium

Sold 17 works for

Where to buy or sell art works by Barbara Cameron

Auction Houses

Sold 6 works for
Davidson Auctions
Sold 5 works for
Gibson's Auctioneers & Valuers
Sold 2 works for

Born in Sanderstead, England c1900, Barbara Cameron had studied at the Royal Drawing Society, London from 1919-20 and worked as a newspaper illustrator and naive painter, prior to her arrival in Australia in 1934. She exhibited in Sydney and Melbourne in solo and group shows for about 20 years from 1965. She wrote and and illustrated three children's books in the 1940s.

The earliest auction listing we have for Barbara Cameron is in 1976 and in total 39 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 17 (44%) were sold. This year 7 works have been offered for sale.

Barbara Cameron 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 102
  • Germaine, Max. A Dictionary of Women Artists of Australia. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1991. Page 68
  • 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…

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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