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Past Sales

Abstract Tower c1950
Bronze Abstract, 1971
Standing Woman

Sales by Medium

Sold 28 works for
Works on Paper
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Where to buy or sell art works by Lyndon Dadswell

Auction Houses

Deutscher and Hackett
Sold 3 works for
Shapiro Auctioneers
Sold 9 works for
Sold 1 works for

Born in Sydney 1908, Lyndon Dadswell studied in Sydney, Melbourne and at the Royal Academy in London. He was wounded and partially blinded whilst serving with the AIF in Syria in 1941. He worked as an official war artist in Cairo until returning to Sydney in 1942 where he lectured in sculpture at East Sydney Technical College. Apart from two years studying and teaching in America, he remained with East Sydney Technical College until his retirement in 1968. Foundation president of the Society of Sculptors and Associates, Dadswell has had numerous commissions and has won several art awards.

We have records of art auction sales by Lyndon Dadswell from 1973 and in total 100 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 59 (59%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $40,800 for Reclining Lady, c. 1949 sold by Deutscher and Hackett in November 2007. This year 9 works have been offered for sale. Works by Lyndon Dadswell are held by the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of NSW and a further three major public national galleries (see list below).

Lyndon Dadswell 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 362
  • Germaine, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia, Volumes 1 & 2, Third Edition. Craftsman Press, Sydney, 1990. Page 156
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 301
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.
  • 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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