George Rowe (1796-1864) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1796, George Rowe was known for his watercolour landscapes, lithography and etchings. He arrived in Australia in 1852 after being commissioned by the British Government to make watercolour drawings of the Victorian Goldfields. During this visit Rowe painted some fine panoramic views of Ballarat, Bendigo and Melbourne. He also visited Hobart and Sydney before his return to England in 1859. Rowe's work is represented in the Dixson Gallery of the Mitchell Library in Sydney. He died in 1864. Edit or add to this biography

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Mount Arapiles (The Ninety Mile Plain)
Watercolour on paper laid down on muslin
Fine Australian Paintings, Books and Ceramics, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Works on Paper98A$181,500 N/A
Prints & Graphics33A$11,950 N/A

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