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:
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