Marian Ellis (Ellis) Rowan (1848-1922) Australia

Biographical Information

Born in Victoria in 1848, Rowan travelled extensively, studying and painting the birds and wildflowers of northern Australia, Thursday Island and New Guinea, and spent 12 years in America illustrating books on flora by Alice Lounsberry. Her works are represented in the National Library in Canberra and in the Queensland Museum. She died in 1922. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Chrysanthemums (c.1890)
Highest Price:
Chrysanthemums (c.1890)
Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 153 cm
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's, Melbourne.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings4217A$90,000 N/A
Works on Paper591352A$88,800 A$2,892
Prints & Graphics10A$102 N/A

* Calculated on sales over the last three years, where there are a sufficient number of sales over that period.

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