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Australian Painter, 1827-1886 was an Australian colonial artist. Dowling was born in England the youngest son of Rev. Henry Dowling and his wife Elizabeth, nee Darke. He was brought to Launceston, Tasmania with his parents in 1839 in the Janet. He received lessons from Thomas Bock and Frederick Strange, and in 1850 advertised as a portrait painter. In 1856 Dowling left for London partly with the help of friends in Launceston. He exhibited 16 pictures at the Royal Academy between 1859 and 1882 and others at the British Institute. Returning to Launceston he afterwards came to Melbourne and painted portraits of Sir Henry Loch, Dr James Moorhouse, Francis Ormond, and others. He went to London again in 1886 but died shortly after his arrival. Dowling was a conscientious painter of figure subjects, often scriptural or eastern.

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Robert Dowling Tasmanian Aborigines oil painting artist


Robert Dowling Tasmanian Aborigines oil painting artist

Tasmanian Aborigines
Painting ID::  32726
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mk80 1856-87

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Robert Dowling Tasmanian Aborigines oil painting artist


Robert Dowling Tasmanian Aborigines oil painting artist

Tasmanian Aborigines
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mk80 1856-57 oil on canvas 63.6x118.6cm

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Robert Dowling An afternon siesta oil painting artist


Robert Dowling An afternon siesta oil painting artist

An afternon siesta
Painting ID::  42125
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mk167 1859 Oil

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Robert Dowling John Ware oil painting artist


Robert Dowling John Ware oil painting artist

John Ware
Painting ID::  42126
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mk167 c.1860 Oil

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Robert Dowling Mis Annie Ware oil painting artist


Robert Dowling Mis Annie Ware oil painting artist

Mis Annie Ware
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mk167 1882 Oil

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