Carl Olaf Plate (1909-77) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Western Australia in 1909, Plate studied in Sydney and London. He travelled extensively throughout America, northern Europe and Russia, returning to Australia in 1940 and establishing the Notanda Gallery. Plate has been described as Australia's Braque, because of his ability to extract the utmost from colours by bringing them to an almost monochromatic state. Plate's work is represented in several state and provincial galleries. He died in 1977. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Graph Segments No.1, 1961
Highest Price:
Graph Segments No.1, 1961
Oil and collage on composition board, 122 x 365 cm (overall)
The Laverty Collection - Part III, Deutscher and Hackett, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings7536A$24,400 N/A
Works on Paper247A$881 N/A
Prints & Graphics53A$300 N/A

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