Richard Godfrey Rivers (1859-1925) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1859, Rivers studied in England and exhibited at the Royal Academy in London before coming to Australia in 1889. He settled in Queensland, where he worked to establish the Queensland Art Gallery, of which he became curator. He spent the last ten years of his life in Tasmania, an active member of the art community there. His works are represented in several state and provincial collections. He died in 1925. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Untitled (Landscape) 1889
Highest Price:
Untitled (Landscape) 1889
Oil on panel, 59 x 49.5 cm
Australian & International Art, Shapiro Auctioneers, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings189A$7,800 N/A

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