James Shaw (1815-81) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Scotland in 1815, James Shaw arrived in Adelaide in 1850. Best known for his paintings of colonial buildings and properties, he was a foundation member of the South Australian Society of Artists. He died in 1881. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

The First Steeplechase in South Australia, 25 September 1846
Highest Price:
The First Steeplechase in South Australia, 25 September 1846
Oil on board, 59 x 102 cm
The Owston Collection - Day 1, Sydney (Art Only), Bonhams, Sydney.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings138A$42,000 N/A

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