Frances Vida Lahey (1882-1968) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Queensland in 1882, Lahey studied at the National Gallery School, Melbourne, and in Europe where she exhibited widely, including at the Paris Salon. In 1931 she was appointed to the Art Advisory Committee of the Art Gallery of Queensland and is a life member of the Royal Queensland Art Society. She was awarded the MBE in 1958 for her services to art. Her works are represented in most state collections. She died in 1968. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Salamanca Quayside, Hobart
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Salamanca Quayside, Hobart
Oil on board, 40 x 50 cm
Australian & International Fine Art, Davidson Auctions, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings7852A$36,800 A$8,650
Works on Paper4423A$17,080 A$4,763

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