Sybil Craig (1901-89) Australia

Biographical Information

A painter of expressionistic flower pieces, Sybil Craig was born in London in 1901, arriving in Australia with her parents as an infant. She studied ballet as a child, and painting at the Melbourne National Gallery School from 1924 to 1931. Craig exhibited regularly and during World War II was actively involved in fund-raising for the war effort. In 1945 she was appointed an official war artist. Her work is represented in the Australian War Memorial and in the National Gallery of Victoria. Sybil Craig died in 1989. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Floral Study
Highest Price:
Floral Study
Gouache on paper, 59 x 49 cm
Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings11040A$7,200 A$1,479
Works on Paper11634A$7,700 A$474
Prints & Graphics21A$288 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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