William Fox (1812-93) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1812, William Fox was educated at Oxford University and called to the bar. He arrived in New Zealand in 1842 and edited the "Wellington Spectator". Fox made some exploratory trips around New Zealand, recording his travels in sketches and watercolours. He entered political life in 1855 and served until 1881. Sir William Fox died in 1893. His work is represented in a number of major collections, including the Turnbull and Hocken Libraries and Canterbury Museum. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Mt Egmont from the Recreation Ground, New Plymouth
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Mt Egmont from the Recreation Ground, New Plymouth
Watercolour, 23 x 33 cm
Important, Early & Rare , International Art Centre, Auckland.
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Works on Paper2118A$23,603 A$5,620
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