William Edwin Pidgeon (1909-81) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1909, William Pidgeon studied at the J.S. Watkins School and at the East Sydney Technical College. Best known as a cartoonist and illustrator, his work, signed 'WEP' has appeared in many Australian and overseas publications. He also wrote art critiques for the Sydney 'Daily Telegraph'. As a portrait painter he won many awards - including three Archibald Prizes (1958, 1961 and 1968). His work is represented in several state and provincial collections. He died in 1981 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Macquarie Street C.1954
Highest Price:
Macquarie Street C.1954
Oil on board, 59.5 x 77.5 cm
The Bill & Eileen Cammack Collection - Day I (Art lots only), Lawsons, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings2112A$6,750 N/A
Works on Paper20A$800 N/A

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