Margaret Olley

About Margaret Olley

Birth Day: June 24, 1923
Birth Place: Australia
Died On: Jul 26, 2011 (age 88)
Birth Sign: Cancer

Margaret Olley Net Worth

Margaret Olley was bornon June 24, 1923 in Australia. Remembered for her still life oil paintings, Olley was the 1947 recipient of the prestigious Mosman Art Prize. Near the end of her life, she donated more than one hundred of her own and other artists' paintings to the Art Gallery of New South Wales.
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💰 Net worth: 12 Million

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About

Remembered for her still life oil paintings, Olley was the 1947 recipient of the prestigious Mosman Art Prize. Near the end of her life, she donated more than one hundred of her own and other artists' paintings to the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Before Fame

She trained at the East Sydney Technical College (which later changed its name to the National Art School).

Trivia

A friend of fellow Painters Ben Quilty, Russell Drysdale, and william Dobell, she was the subject of several of these artists' award-winning portraits.

Family Life

She was raised in Lismore and Brisbane, Australia, and she later settled in Paddington, New South Wales.

Associated With

She was a contemporary of fellow Australian Artist David Boyd.