Louise Etienette Henderson (1902-94) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in Paris in 1912, Louise Henderson moved to New Zealand and studied in Christchurch, at Victoria University and at Auckland University under John Weeks. She returned to Paris briefly in 1952 for further studies, and a year later held her first one-woman show in Auckland. She travelled and exhibited regularly in New Zealand and overseas. In 1973 was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship for her outstanding contribution to New Zealand painting. Henderson also lectured and published articles on embroidery and tapestry; and worked in stained glass, sculpture, mosaic, print-making and fibre. She died in 1994. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Les Deux Amies (The Two Friends), 1953
Highest Price:
Les Deux Amies (The Two Friends), 1953
Oil on canvas, 74 x 56 cm
Important, Early & Rare, International Art Centre, Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings176136A$74,318 A$5,816
Works on Paper12374A$8,560 A$1,485
Prints & Graphics7431A$5,193 A$577

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