Born in Worcester, England in 1853, Art Gallery of New South Wales Archibald Collins studied at the Royal Academy Schools. He exhibited at the Royal Acedemy and became Professor of Painting at St Johns Wood Art School. arrived in Adelaide in 1899, aged 45. There, he was appointed Instructor at the Adeaide School of Arts & Crafts. He was principally a landscape artist working in oils.
Our database records art auction sales of works by Archibald Collins from 1978 and in total 10 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 6 (60%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,650 for Gladys sold by Lawsons in July 1998. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2018. Works by Archibald Collins are held by the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
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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…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
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