Robert Hawker Dowling (1827-86) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1827, Dowling studied in London and later in Tasmania under Thomas Bock. He arrived in Australia in 1839 and exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1856. He had the distinction of painting all of the remaining Tasmanian Aborigines in 1876. His works are widely represented in public collections in Tasmania and Victoria. Dowling died in London in 1886. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Masters George, William and Miss Harriet Ware with the Aborigine Jamie Ware, 1856
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Masters George, William and Miss Harriet Ware with the Aborigine Jamie Ware, 1856
Oil on canvas, 68 x 96 cm
Australian & International Fine Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings2413A$810,000 N/A
Works on Paper11A$2,880 N/A

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