Arthur James Wetherall Burgess (1879-1957) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in New South Wales in 1879, Burgess studied in Australia and England. Best known as a historical marine painter, Burgess exhibited widely in Europe and Australia. In 1913 he was commissioned to paint the Australian Fleet entering Sydney Harbour for the Art Gallery of New South Wales, where his work is now represented. He died in 1957. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Tilbury Docks
Highest Price:
Tilbury Docks
Oil on board, 50.5 x 75 cm
Fine Art Auction, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings3815A$5,760 A$2,253
Works on Paper4111A$5,176 N/A

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