Russell Stuart Clark (1905-66) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in Christchurch in 1905, Russell Clark studied at the Canterbury School of Art from 1918 to 1927.

He conducted private art classes in Dunedin in the 1930s and moved to Wellington in 1938 where he worked on the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition.

In 1943 he was appointed official war artist in the Pacific, and after the war joined the staff of the Canterbury School of Art. Clark exhibited widely throughout New Zealand was awarded a number of important commissions. He died in 1966. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

An Argument, Otaki
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An Argument, Otaki
Oil on canvas c. 1949, 58.5 x 84 cm
New Zealand & Foreign Paintings , Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings1917A$99,698 N/A
Works on Paper186143A$29,845 A$1,340
Prints & Graphics10A$93 N/A
Objects1714A$40,218 N/A

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