Mary A. (Edwell-Burke) Edwards (1894-1988) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Sydney in 1896, Mary Edwards studied art in Sydney and Paris. She is best known as a portrait painter, but also paints scenes from her frequent trips to the Pacific Islands. With Joseph Wolinski, she was the plaintiff in the Dobell-Joshua Smith Archibald Prize court case in 1945. A frequent exhibitor in Archibald competitions, Mary Edwards' works are represented in several state galleries. She is also known as Mary Edwell-Burke, she died in 1988. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Heritage, 1932
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Heritage, 1932
Oil on canvas, 151 x 136 cm
Fine Australian and International Paintings and Sculpture, Menzies, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings7535A$88,358 N/A
Works on Paper162A$1,050 N/A

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