Born in 1914, Winton Bristow studied at the Canterbury College of Art. During the 1930s he painted alongside Peter McIntyre, exhibiting at the Wellington Society of Arts. He served in New Caledonia and Egypt with the armed forces during World War II, conducting art classes for army personnel in Cairo. Bristow later worked for the 'NZ Herald' and advertising agencies as a commercial artist.
We have records of art auction sales by Winton Bristow from 1991 and in total 32 works by the artist have been offered for sale, of which 13 (41%) were sold. The highest price recorded for the artist is $1,242 for From East Cost Road, North Shore sold by Dunbar Sloane in April 2001. No works have been offered for sale this year, and the last sale we have recorded for the artist was in 2005.
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