Federal Parliament Pro Hart Painting for Auction 

Kevin Charles “Pro” Hart is an Australian world-renowned artist, born in Broken Hill New South Wales, and his popular painting ‘The Crucifixion’ once displayed in Federal Parliament is now up for auction at Lloyds Auctions. Private collection.

This original oil painting of the crucifixion of Ned Kelly that featured on display at Federal Parliament was painted back in 1965 as part of a small series of ‘Ned Kelly Heads’ it is featuring as part of one of the most significant private collections of artworks for some time with many pieces by iconic Pro Hart and David Boyd on offer in a single auction.

“This is a very important and iconic piece of artwork amongst a collection of special pieces and we are honoured to be able to deliver it to its new custodians who we hope will display and enjoy the artwork for many years to come,” said Lee Hames, Chief Operating Officer for Lloyds Auctions.

The painting itself displays a range of techniques in colours, textures and shapes of Pro Harts home landscape, in which made him so famous and well know. It is executed with extreme attention to detail and experimentational techniques typical of his earlier work.

The artwork is also signed by Pro Hart in the lower right-hand corner.

Other important artworks also going up for auction from Pro Hart include Trouble in the Goldfields, Luna Park, Study for Race Day, and many others.

There are also other well-known artists such as Robert Dickerson, David Boyd, Albert Namatjira and more included in the online auction, so there is something for everyone.

“This is a massive auction filled with artwork from some majorly talented artists and important Australian history that is not to be missed,” continued Mr. Hames.

The Pro Hart artwork will be going up for auction this Sunday 17th October at 7:00pm.

You can view ‘The Crucifixion’ painting here or view the entire auction here.

Scott Webber

Head Of Valuations

Accredited Senior Appraiser

Licensed Auctioneer

Qualifications & Affiliations

American Society of Appraisers (ASA)


Scott Webber is one of the founding partners at Lloyds and has worked for the company from its inception in 2004. In that time Scott has been a Licensed Auctioneer and Qualified ASA Valuer. Prior to Lloyds, Scott was a Farm Manager at Cubbie Station in Queensland, he has an earthmoving and agricultural background.

Scott is heavily involved in daily valuations. He acts for a wide range of clients and vendors including Insurance companies, Financiers, Insolvency Practitioners, Government branches, Joint Ventures and Alliances, large companies, and private individuals. Scott personally co-signs and oversees every valuation report completed by Lloyds. On average the Lloyds valuations department conducts over 500 appraisals per financial year.

Scott has managed many auctions and private sales, previously completing an approximate average of 400-800 traditional auction lots per week. Given that the Lloyds system is now online, traditional auctions are very minimal and are completed in a simulcast method, to comply with contracts we have with major government departments. Although Scott’s focus is currently Valuations, he still oversees and runs auctions weekly on a wide variety of assets from motor vehicles to very specialised process lines.

Scott offers a wealth of experience as an Auctioneer and Valuer in all aspects of Valuations and Asset Disposals.

Having headed disposal programs for Major Infrastructure Alliances, Joint Venture partnerships and Government projects throughout Australia, Scott has a wide range of experience in the Civil Construction, Earthmoving, Manufacturing and Agricultural sectors offering a “turn key” service from start to finish.

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