Ernest William Christmas (1863-1918) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in South Australia in 1861, Ernest Christmas studied in Adelaide, Sydney and in London. He painted widely in England, exhibiting with the Royal Academy. He moved to New Zealand, settling first in Wellington, then in Auckland, exhibiting his landscapes with the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts from 1905. He died in Honolulu in 1918, and his work is represented in major New Zealand collections, including the Turnbull and Hocken Libraries. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

On the Murray River
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On the Murray River
Oil on canvas, 82 x 136 cm
Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings21468A$9,500 A$1,001
Works on Paper236A$2,462 N/A

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