Wilhelm Dittmer (1866-1909) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in Germany in 1866, Wilhelm Dittmer was living in New Zealand before the turn of the twentieth century. He exhibited in Auckland and Wellington, and on two occasions had his work reproduced in the 'New Zealand Graphic' (a portrait in 1899 and drawings of the Wanganui River in 1903). In 1907 he compiled and illustrated a collection of Maori legends entitled 'Te Tohunga'. Dittmer died in 1909. His work is represented in the Turnbull and Hocken libraries. Edit or add to this biography

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The Keeper of Mere Pahikaure, Te Rerehau Kahotea
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The Keeper of Mere Pahikaure, Te Rerehau Kahotea
Oil on canvas, 90 x 75 cm
Fine New Zealand Paintings & Foreign Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings21A$52,566 N/A
Works on Paper43A$737 N/A
Prints & Graphics20A$218 N/A

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