Elwyn Augustus (Jack) Lynn (1917-97) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in New South Wales in 1917, Lynn has had no formal art training. His abstract paintings incorporate a wide use of collage of all types, including wood, sand and rope. As a journalist and critic he worked for several Sydney-based daily newspapers and magazines, including the 'Bulletin' 'Quadrant' and 'Art International'. He was editor of 'Art and Australia' and a regular contributor to 'Art in Australia'. He was also the curator of Sydney's Power Gallery of Contemporary Art. Lynn's work is represented in several major Australian collections. He died in 1997 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Highest Price:
Oil on canvas, 121.9 x 152.3 cm
The Harold E. Mertz Collection, Christies, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings296161A$20,700 A$2,420
Works on Paper3619A$6,460 N/A
Prints & Graphics41A$480 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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