Ernest Arthur Chapman (1847-after 1880s) New Zealand

Biographical Information

A New Zealand artist, Ernest Chapman was born in 1847. He grew up in Wellington, and in 1865 moved with his family to Dunedin. Chapman worked on the land, managing his family's station until 1881 when his father died, and then becoming partner in another station. He painted with Charles D Barraud, whose daughter he married. He exhibited watercolours with the Otago Art Society until 1888 when he moved to Melbourne and became a professional artist. Chapman died in Melbourne in 1945. His work is represented in the Turnbull and Hocken libraries. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Taupo from the Waikato River
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Taupo from the Waikato River
Watercolour, 25 x 34.5 cm
The John Leech Gallery/Gow Langsford Gallery Wareh, Art+Object, Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings40A$391 N/A
Works on Paper3520A$2,946 A$437

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