Mina (Hermina) Arndt (1885-1926) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in Queenstown, New Zealand in 1885, Mina Arndt studied at Wellington Technical College before travelling to England and Europe for further studies. In Berlin she met German engraver Hermann Struck who taught her etching and later became a pupil of Lovis Corinth of the German Modern Movement.

She was interned in Germany as an enemy alien in 1914, but returned to New Zealand in 1915.

She married Leo Manoy and lived and worked in Motueka. Arndt exhibited with the NZ Academy of Fine Arts, the Paris Salon and the Centennial Exhibition.

She died in Wellington in 1926. Her work is represented in major New Zealand galleries and in collections in England, France and Australia. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Mother & Child
Highest Price:
Mother & Child
Oil on canvas, 62 x 64 cm
Important & Rare, International Art Centre, Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings76A$24,253 N/A
Works on Paper3116A$4,886 N/A
Prints & Graphics115A$879 N/A

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