Phyllis Margaret (Margaret) Cilento (1923-2006) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1923, Margaret Cilento grew up in Queensland and studied in Brisbane and Sydney. She received a Wattle League Scholarship in 1949. In the late 1940s, the Cilento family moved to New York for a short period. Here Margaret studied abstract expressionism. She returned to Australia in 1951 exhibiting her abstract expressionist paintings in Brisbane and Sydney. In 1954 she returned to London for further studies, returning to Australia with her husband in 1965 and settled in Brisbane. Her work is represented in the Queensland Gallery Collection. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

The Banjo Lesson, 1995
Highest Price:
The Banjo Lesson, 1995
Oil on board, 25 x 20 cm
The Adam Galleries Sale, E. J. Ainger Pty.Ltd., Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings31A$1,200 N/A
Works on Paper20A$81 N/A
Prints & Graphics10A$40 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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