George Frederick Folingsby (1828-91) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Ireland. He studied for six years at the Munich Academy under Karl von Piloty.

He came to Melbourne in 1880 and was appointed director of the Melbourne National Gallery and master of its school two years later.

He had a large influence on Australian art in his position as the second master of the National Gallery after Von Guerard. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Portrait of Sir Charles Sladen
Highest Price:
Portrait of Sir Charles Sladen
Oil on canvas, 82.5 x 71 cm
Australian Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings92A$3,000 N/A
Works on Paper20A$300 N/A

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