James Walter Robert Linton (1869-1947) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in London in 1869, James Linton studied extensively in England prior to his arrival in Australia in 1896. Best known as a painter and craftworker he originally came to Australia to look after the family's goldmining interest in Kalgoorlie. However, due to ill health he retired to Perth soon after his arrival. In 1899 he established the Linton Art School in Hay Street, Perth and later became an art instructor at the Perth Technical School, a position he retained until his retirement in 1931. Vice President of the West Australian Art Society, he was also a trustee of the Public Museum and Art Gallery of Western Australia. His works are represented in several state and provincial collections. Linton died in 1947. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

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South Perth Mill 1898
Watercolour, 24 x 54.5 cm
Western Australian, Australian & International Art, McKenzies Auctioneers, Perth.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings63A$11,275 N/A
Works on Paper6128A$14,375 N/A
Objects71A$6,050 N/A

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