John Stuart Dowie (1915-2008) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in South Australia in 1915, John Dowie studied at the University of South Australia, the SA School of Arts and lived amd studied in London and Florence . Best known as a sculptor and teacher, he assisted Lyndon Dadswell in the Department of War Records, and later completed a number of sculptural commissions.

He created the statue of Queen Elizabeth II in the grounds of Parliament House in Canberra, and his largest sculpture is the Three Rivers fountain in Adelaide's Victoria Square.

His works are represented in the national and several state collections.

He died in Adelaide Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

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Highest Price:
Panning for Gold
Bronze sculpture
Theodore Bruce Auctions, Adelaide.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings4328A$5,040 N/A
Works on Paper74A$976 N/A
Prints & Graphics11A$216 N/A
Objects107104A$16,500 N/A

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