Born in Tasmania in 1875, Connor studied in Hobart. He was one of the first Tasmanian artists to break away from the traditional painting style of the period. A watercolourist, he exhibited widely in Australia and at the Royal Academy in 1928, the Imperial Art Gallery, London, and at the Old Salon in Paris.
The total number of works by Joseph Connor offered for sale by auction since 1974 is 28, of which 18 (64%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,058 for Derwent From Kingston Looking South From the Start of the Alum Cliffs Track sold by Gowans Auctions in March 2022. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by Joseph Connor are held by the National Gallery of Australia.
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