Horace Millichamp Moore-Jones (1868-1922) Australia

Biographical Information

Horace Moore-Jones was born in the UK in 1868, and settled in Auckland with his parents in 1885. He moved to Sydney in 1888, studying art in both Sydney and London

He served with the AIF at Gallipoli during World War I, and it was here that he painted 'The Man with the Donkey' perhaps one of the best-known paintings of the war.

He was a member of the Royal Art Society of New South Wales. Many of his sketches are in the possession of the Australian War Museum in Canberra.

He died in of burns received while rescuing people from the Hamilton Hotel fire in 1922. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Simpson and His Donkey
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Simpson and His Donkey
Watercolour, 102.5 x 75 cm
Important, Early & Rare, International Art Centre, Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings178A$4,814 N/A
Works on Paper2418A$431,899 A$89,142
Prints & Graphics20A$3,805 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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