Carl Thorwald Laugesen (1900-87) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in New Zealand in 1900, Carl Laugesen studied at Canterbury School of Art in the 1920s.

He then worked in poster design and commercial art in Wellington. He served in the New Zealand Army Home Defence for three years during the Second World War

After the war, Laugesen taught at the Wellington Technical College of Art for eight years, during which time he became a professional artist specialising in landscapes and portraits. He is also known for portraits of Maori women.

He died in 1987. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Brother & Sister (Pair)
Highest Price:
Brother & Sister (Pair)
Pastel on paper, 29 x 22.5 cm
The Woodham Collection & Collectable Art, International Art Centre, Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings889A$799 A$147
Works on Paper16130A$995 A$138
Prints & Graphics10A$51 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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