Louisa Ann Meredith (1812-95) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in England in 1812, Louisa Meredith had written and illustrated five books by the age of twenty-seven. She had also exhibited her paintings, mainly miniature portraits, before her arrival in Sydney with her new husband, Charles Meredith in 1839. After a brief period in Bathurst she moved to Tasmania with her husband and young son. She is best known as a writer and botanical artist. In 1844 she published 'Notes and Sketches of New South Wales' and in 1850 a companion volume 'My Home in Tasmania' followed by seven volumes of poems. Her wildflower drawings won several medals in Australia and overseas. Meredith died in Collingwood Melbourne, in 1895. Her work is represented in the National Library of Australia and other public collections Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

No Image Available
Highest Price:
Five Drawings (5)
Pencil, 13.5 x 15.5 cm
Fine Australian Paintings and Books, Sotheby's, Sydney.
Hammer price, estimate, sale date and lot number will be visible when you subscribe.

Other works sold by this artist

Australian Wildflowers
Price:
Australian Wildflowers
Pencil and watercolour, 26.5 x 41 cm
Australian and European Paintings, Sculpture Books & Prints, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
Hammer price, estimate, sale date and lot number will be visible when you subscribe.
No Image Available
Price:
Tasmania Speedwell; A Plate from Some of My Bush Friends in Tasmania, 1860
Colour lithograph, 37.5 x 27.5 cm
Spring Auction, Gregsons, Perth.
Hammer price, estimate, sale date and lot number will be visible when you subscribe.
No Image Available
Price:
Butterfly and Gum Blossom, c. 1860
Chromolithograph, 31.5 x 23.5 cm
Australian and European Paintings, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
Hammer price, estimate, sale date and lot number will be visible when you subscribe.
No Image Available
Price:
Some of My Bush Friends in Tasmania
Chromolithograph, 25 x 20 cm
Australian and European Paintings, Sculpture Books & Prints, Leonard Joel, Melbourne.
Hammer price, estimate, sale date and lot number will be visible when you subscribe.

Buying or Selling?  Auction houses and galleries that have dealt in works by Louisa Ann Meredith.

Request a pre-purchase report Next

If you are considering purchasing a work and would like an independent assessment, you can request a pre-purchase report. We will provide a written report Our pre-purchase reports include a phone consultation with our valuer once you have received your report.

Request an online valuation report Next

Get an online price report to find out the value of your artwork. Our art market experts will provide you with a quick and professional assessment of your artwork.

They will analyse the available data and put your artwork into perspective by giving you a price range of comparable works sold at auction by the artist.

.