Owen Heathcote Grierson Merton (1887-1931) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1887, Owen Merton was encouraged in watercolour painting by James Walsh of the Canterbury School of Art.

He made the first of many trips to Europe in 1904. He exhibited in Europe and USA and intermittently in New Zealand. Merton died in London in 1931, aged 44. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

Whirl of Wind and Light Climbing Trees from Departing World (On Back)
Highest Price:
Whirl of Wind and Light Climbing Trees from Departing World (On Back)
Watercolour, 45 x 59 cm
Three Day National Art Auction, Dunbar Sloane, Wellington.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Works on Paper3319A$5,880 N/A

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