William Charles Piguenit (1836-1914) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Hobart. Regarded as the first Australian born artist. In 1849 he became a full-time artist, and settled in Sydney in 1880. He went to London in 1898. Exhibited with the Old Salon, Paris. Was awarded the Wynn Prize in 1901. Is represented in Sydney, Hobart, Geelong Galleries and in the Mitchell Library, etc. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Sydney from the North Shore
Highest Price:
Sydney from the North Shore
Oil on canvas, 70 x 120 cm
Australian Pictures, Sculpture and Pottery, Christies, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings190131A$198,000 A$42,587
Works on Paper4225A$18,050 N/A
Prints & Graphics10A$180 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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