Dora Meeson (1869-1955) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Melbourne in 1869, Meeson was married to well known artist, George Coates. She studied extensively in Australia and Europe and lived in England for some years. Although an accomplished portrait painter, she is best known for her paintings of the River Thames. Meeson exhibited widely in London, Paris and Australia, and in 1919 became the first Australian woman member of the Royal Institute of Painters. Her works are represented in several Australian state galleries and in the Imperial War Museum, London. She died in 1955. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

On A Chelsea Balcony
Highest Price:
On A Chelsea Balcony
Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 78.5 cm
Ken & Rona Eastaugh Collection, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings9842A$84,000 N/A
Works on Paper407A$1,980 N/A
Prints & Graphics50A$1,300 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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