Olive Edith Cotton (1911-2003) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in New South Wales in 1911, Olive Cotton is a photographer who worked with Max Dupain, managing his studio during his term of war service from 1941 to 1945. She later opened a portrait studio in Cowra. One of her best known works is her design for an advertisement for a tea service, 'The Teacup Ballet'. Cotton's work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia. Olive Cotton died in 2003 Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Tea Cup Ballet
Highest Price:
Tea Cup Ballet
Silver gelatin print ed: 31/50, 35 x 28.5 cm
Fine Australian & International Paintings, Sotheby's, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Photographs2618A$16,800 N/A

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