Samuel Horatio Moreton (c1845-1921) New Zealand

Biographical Information

An artist and explorer from the South Island of New Zealand, Samuel Moreton was born about 1845. Many of his paintings are of the southern fiords of New Zealand. An art teacher in Dunedin, he is known to have taken art classes on sketching expeditions into the lake country and Fiordland. Moreton exhibited frequently and made at least one trip to Australia in 1883 when he visited Melbourne. He died in 1921 and his work is represented in major New Zealand collections, including the Hocken Library. Edit or add to this biography

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Mt Earnslaw from the Headwaters of Lake Wakatipu
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Mt Earnslaw from the Headwaters of Lake Wakatipu
Watercolour on paper, 39.5 x 73 cm
The Richard & Rhoda Potton Collection of Fine New, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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