Oliffe Richmond (1919-77) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Hobart in 1919, Oliffe Richmond studied in Hobart and Sydney before moving to London in 1948 on a travelling scholarship. A sculptor, he was assistant to Henry Moore for a time, and taught art in London. He never returned to Australia to live, although he exhibited at the Australian Sculpture Centre, Canberra in 1967. Richmond died in 1977. His work is represented in the Melbourne and Sydney state galleries. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Mother and Child, C1949
Highest Price:
Mother and Child, C1949
Serpentine marble on a stone base, 19.5 cm height (including base)
Important Australian and International Fine Art; Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Works on Paper128A$20,400 N/A
Prints & Graphics31A$275 N/A
Objects1614A$11,400 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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