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Born in Hobart in 1905, Gerald Lewers studied under Dattilo Rubbo and in Europe. Best known as a sculptor, he has received numerous commissions for sculptural work throughout Australia. With his wife, Margo Lewers, he travelled extensively until his death in 1962. After the death of Margo Lewers in 1978 their home and collection were given to the Penrith Council and are now housed in a local regional gallery.

Our database records art auction sales of works by Gerald Lewers from 1969 and in total 5 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 5 (100%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $6,000 for Lizard sold by Shapiro Auctioneers in May 2021. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2021. Works by Gerald Lewers are held by the Art Gallery of NSW, National Gallery of Australia and a further four major public national galleries (see list below).

Gerald Lewers is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 611
  • 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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