Ronald Charles (Ron) Robertson-Swann (1941-.) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1941, Ron Robertson-Swann studied in Sydney and London, and worked as Henry Moore's assistant from 1965 until his return to Australia in 1968. A sculptor, painter and teacher, his most controversial work was the large, bright yellow steel sculpture, 'Vault' placed in Melbourne's City Square, and later moved to a site near the Yarra River. Robertson-Swann has held lecturing appointments in London and Sydney and has won several awards. His work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia most state galleries and several public, regional and tertiary collections Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Vault (1978-1979)
Highest Price:
Vault (1978-1979)
Aluminium and paint, 25 x 64 x 35 cm
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings96A$7,200 N/A
Works on Paper43A$982 N/A
Objects2319A$22,800 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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