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Mediterranean Church Scene
A Supply Ship at Lyttleton Harbour
Possibly Early Wellington/Christchurch Ferry

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Dunbar Sloane
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Born in the United Kingdom in 1838, Robert Gill arrived in New Zealand in 1877 and opened a drapery shop in Christchurch. His oil paintings, watercolours and drawings were exhibited with the Canterbury Society of Arts from 1887 and with the NZ Academy of Fine Arts in Wellington from 1889.

According to our records which cover the last 50 years, only 3 works by this artist have been sold by auction, of the 3 works offered for sale.

Robert Askew Gill is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McGahey, Kate. The Concise Dictionary of New Zealand Artists Painters Printmakers Sculptors, Gilt Edge Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand, 2000. Page 96
  • The Find New Zealand Artists web site: a database of artist names that directs researchers to the rich resources found in New Zealand's libraries, art society exhibition histories and published sources.

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