John Travis Leake (1810-80) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Yorkshire Leake emigrated with his family to Van Diemen's Land in the 1820s. Though trained as a doctor his art became a professional sideline: one of his drawings was published in The Illustrated Australian Magazine of December 1850 (see Kerr J. (ed.) The Dictionary of Australian Artists Oxford University Press Melbourne 1992 p. 454). He lived at 'Rosedale' in Tasmania from 1840 to 1850. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Collection of Six Titles (6)
Highest Price:
Collection of Six Titles (6)
Watercolours, Various sizes
Collection of Sir David Davies/Fine Aust. & International Paintings, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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Other works sold by this artist

Tasmanian Scene
Tasmanian Scene
Watercolour, 9 x 18 cm
Affordable Pictures & Fine Arts , Davidson Auctions, Sydney.
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