Born in England in 1803, Charles Gold served in the military before his arrival in New Zealand in 1847 as Lieutenant Colonel. He was stationed in Wellington until 1857 when he was made Commander of the Armed Forces. He took an active part in the Taranaki wars and returned to England in 1860 where he died in 1871. A major collection of his watercolours is held at the Turnbull Library in Wellington and in the Australian National Library in Canberra.
According to our records which cover the last 50 years, only 3 works by this artist have been sold by auction, of the 4 works offered for sale.
Lieutenant General Gold 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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