Leonard Joel

Art & Sculpture

Over the past 95 years, Leonard Joel has been entrusted with the sale of some of the most important works of art and collections in Australia.

Now consigning for auction. Click here to submit items for online valuation or contact us to book an appointment in Sydney or Melbourne.


From works of international and national importance to items of modest value, the Leonard Joel Art Department offers its clients the benefit of four distinct selling avenues; quarterly Fine Art Auctions, Private Collection Auctions, quarterly  Specialist Prints  & Photography  and the Thursday Auction every week.

With an established reputation for high quality research, presentation and marketing, as well as an extensive specialist expertise, we are able to provide clients with a comprehensive approach for the auction of single items or entire collections.

Leonard Joel is always seeking entries for forthcoming auctions. For a complimentary market appraisal please contact the Art Department.

Thinking of selling with Leonard Joel? If you have a single item or collection that you would like valued or are considering selling, please click here for information on types of valuations, how to make an appointment and how to sell at Leonard Joel, whether in Melbourne or Sydney.

Interested in buying at Leonard Joel? If you are interested in buying items like those described on this page, please click here.

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Our expertise


National Head of Fine Art

Sophie Ullin

Sophie’s expertise in art valuation, research, market analysis and sales is built upon 20 years experience at fine art dealerships.
Before becoming the Head of Fine Art at Leonard Joel, Sophie held roles as an art specialist at Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne and as the Head of Contemporary, Aboriginal and Tribal Art at Lawson Menzies, Sydney.

A decade ago, Sophie established her own art advisory business focusing both on Contemporary and Aboriginal art. She is one of the founders of the Art Consulting Association of Australia and is an approved Australian Government Valuer for the Cultural Gifts bequest program.

t 03 8825 5609 m 0407 360 513
e sophie.ullin@leonardjoel.com.au


Art Specialist

Jane Messenger

Jane’s expertise in art valuation, research and collection development is built on over 12 years experience in the public gallery sector. Prior to becoming the Sydney-based Art Specialist, Jane was the Curator of European and North American Art at the Art Gallery of South Australia. She oversaw the development and management of a collection spanning from the Renaissance to the Contemporary, enriching the collection with broad range of works – from Paul Bril, to Camille Pissarro, to Wim Delvoye.

She has published widely and significant curatorial projects include working with Tate Britain on a J.M.W Turner exhibition and Patricia Piccinini on a retrospective.     

t 02 9362 9045
e sydney.art@leonardjoel.com.au