David Aspden (1935-2005) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1935, David Aspden arrived in Australia in 1950 where he began painting.

He left school and was apprenticed to a panter and signwriter at Port Kembla, and during this preiod he developed an interst in becoming a full time artist.He held his first one-man exhibition at the Watters Gallery, Sydney, in 1965. He has since had many showings of his works and has won several awards including the Crouch Prize at Ballarat in 1970, a Gold Medal at the Sao Paulo Biennale in 1971 and the Wynne Prize for landscape painting in 1995.

His works are represented in mostl state and provincial galleries, and the National Gallery in Canberra.

Aspden died in 2005. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Fishing the Hawkesbury 1995
Highest Price:
Fishing the Hawkesbury 1995
Oil on canvas, 152 x 244 cm
The Art and Book Auction, Leonard Joel, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings6647A$32,400 A$8,454
Works on Paper4225A$6,710 N/A
Prints & Graphics135A$715 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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