Elaine Alys Haxton (1909-99) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Melbourne in 1909, Elaine Haxton moved with her family to Sydney as a child. She studied at the East Sydney Technical College and in England, where she worked as a commercial artist. She returned to Australia in 1939 to work as a decor designer and graphic artist. She continued to travel widely, her career broadening into several areas - advertising, book illustration, painting, print-making, set and costume design for ballet and opera. Haxton's work is represented in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the National Collection, Canberra and all state galleries. She died in 1999. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Highest Price:
Oil on board, 50 x 60 cm
Fine Australian Paintings including the Dr. John L. Raven Collection, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings212134A$63,800 A$6,247
Works on Paper11040A$9,000 N/A
Prints & Graphics9244A$949 A$266

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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