Dorothy Kate Richmond (1861-1935) New Zealand

Biographical Information

The daughter of artist J K Richmond, Dorothy Richmond was born in Auckland in 1861, but lived in Nelson for many years.

She went to Europe to further her education, and in 1878 won a scholarship to Slade School in London.

Richmond returned to New Zealand in 1881 and continued to teach and study art and, from 1885, to exhibit with the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in Wellington.

In 1901 she and Frances Hodgkins set off on sketching tours in Europe and North Africa. Richmond became very influential in art circles in Wellington where she taught privately from 1903.

She died in 1935 and her work is represented in major New Zealand collections, including the Hocken and Turnbull libraries. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Milking Time, Te Awamutu
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Milking Time, Te Awamutu
Oil on canvas, 81 x 91 cm
Important, Early & Rare, International Art Centre, Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings1513A$37,978 N/A
Works on Paper13994A$15,079 A$2,664

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