William Henry Edward Napier

Canadian (1829 - 1894)

William Henry Edward Napier was a Canadian painter.
Based on ArtValue.ca records, William Henry Edward Napier's estimated art value is C$3,000 (*)

William Henry Edward Napier's work could be available for sale at public auction with prices in the range of C$500 - C$10,000, or even much higher.

From ArtValue.ca records, the highest price paid at auction for a watercolour work attributed to William Henry Edward Napier (1829-1894) was C$5,760 - paid for "Fort Garry, Winnipeg" at Waddington's in Toronto on Mon, May 27, 2019.
ArtValue.ca has 9 auction art sale records for their watercolour results, with prices in the range of C$500 to C$10,000.

Waddington's Auction House Biography and Notes

William Henry Edward Napier was born in Quebec, Canada in 1829. He was the son of Duncan Campbell Napier, the personal secretary to Lord Elgin. In 1857, Napier acted as Chief Engineer on the Canadian Government Exploring Expedition with Henry Youle Hind (the older brother of Canadian artist W.G.R. Hind whose works are also included in this Private Collection of historic watercolours, see lots: ******). Henry Youle Hind (1823-1908) wrote: Explorations in the interior of the Labrador Peninsula : The Country of the Montagnais and Nasquapee Indians, published by Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, London in 1863.

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