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Past Sales

Portrait of an Officer
Portrait of a Gentleman
Brown's River from Near Mr Cartwright's (Includes Convict Working Party)

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Works on Paper
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Where to buy or sell art works by Thomas Evans Chapman

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E. J. Ainger Pty.Ltd.
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Leonard Joel
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Thomas Chapman was born in England in 1788 and arrived in Hobart in 1834. He was a teacher at the Mechanics Institute in Hobart c1840 and specialised in drawings of street scenes and portraits. He illustrated Six Views of of Hobart town, 1844. He is represented Tasmania and Launceston Museums and Hobart Art Gallery.

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.

Thomas Evans Chapman is listed in the following standard biographical references:

  • McCulloch, Alan McCulloch, Susan McCulloch, Emily McCulloch-Childs. The New McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art. 4th Edition, Aus Art Melbourne & The Miegunyah Press, 2006. Page 318
  • Campbell, Jean. Australian Watercolour Painters: 1780 to the Present Day. Craftsman House, Sydney, 1989. Page 295
  • Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, an online resource for biographical data about Australian artists, designers, craftspeople and curators.

Artists' Resale Royalty

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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