Born in U K in 1820 John Roberts was a surveyor, painter and illustrator, and was best known as a painter of watercolour landscapes. He contributed topographical views of Sydney to the 'Illustrated Sydney News'.
The earliest auction listing we have for John Roberts is in 1981 and in total 9 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 7 (78%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $38,400 for Fowler Pottery, Camperdown sold by Deutscher and Hackett in November 2011. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2023. Works by John Roberts are held by the Geelong Gallery.
John Rider Roberts is listed in the following standard biographical references:
Could the second and subsequent works by this artist sold after June 9, 2010 for over $1,000 be liable for the Artists' Resale Royalty? More info…
No, ineligible. The artist has been deceased for more than 70 years.
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