James Sharp (1905-85) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1905, James Sharp was a banker who left his job in his mid-forties to become a painter and printmaker. Sharp studied at the Desiderius Orban School in Sydney and later taught painting at Newington College. He first exhibited his work in 1951, and became a foundation member of Sydney Printmakers in 1961. Sharp's work was included in the sixth Bienale de Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1961. His work is represented in University of New South Wales collections. Sharp died in 1985. Edit or add to this biography

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Oil on canvas, 44 x 54 cm
Australian & International Paintings, Lawsons, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings53A$805 N/A
Works on Paper10A$300 N/A
Prints & Graphics20A$330 N/A

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