Kenneth Robertson MacQueen (1897-1960) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Victoria in 1897, Kenneth MacQueen studied art in London. After serving in France in World War I, he returned to Australia and became a farmer in the Darling Downs area of Queensland. He was among the first Australian watercolourists to paint in a modern style, and he is noted for his simply constructed, formalised, semi-abstract landscapes. His work is represented in most state galleries and in the Metropolitan Museum in New York. MacQueen died in 1960. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Bungan Head
Highest Price:
Bungan Head
Watercolour on card, 27 x 39.5 cm
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings40A$3,740 N/A
Works on Paper206122A$21,600 A$5,953

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