Joseph Backler (1813-95) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1813, Backler was transported to Australia in 1832 for forgery. Principally a portrait painter, he also painted several topographical scenes of the area from Yass to Sydney and north to Brisbane. Backler died in Sydney in 1895. Edit or add to this biography

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Portraits Depicting Mr. and Mrs. Hyland of Parramatta 1854 (Pair)
Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 63.5 cm
Fine Australian and European Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings116A$27,600 N/A

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