Other formats

    TEI XML file   ePub eBook file  


    mail icontwitter iconBlogspot iconrss icon

Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

KEESING, Samuel R. c.1858–1895

KEESING, Samuel R. c.1858–1895

Son of Ralph Keesing, Auckland. Exhibited with the Society of page 143 Artists, Auckland 1879, with ASA 1881–84, winning silver medal for “special artistic excellence”; with NZ Art Students Assoc 1884 winning 1st prize for a New Zealand landscape, the 2nd prize going to Alfred Sharpe. In 1885 was reported as taking sketches of Roto-mahana with him to London where he was going to study: studied also in Paris and Rome, and visited USA and Japan, Died in Brighton, England.