Noel Jack Counihan (1913-86) Australia

Biographical Information

Began his art career as a caricaturist. In 1934 exhibited drawings of life on the dole during the depression. In 1941 first painted in oils. Counihan exhibited regularly with the Contemporary Art Society. His work reveals a deep sympathy for the working class. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

The Wife
Highest Price:
The Wife
Oil on composition board, 61 x 87 cm
Fine Australian & International Paintings, Sotheby's, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings9660A$71,000 N/A
Works on Paper15343A$7,475 A$786
Prints & Graphics18384A$4,800 A$651

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

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