Born in Wellington to a significant legal family. His father, a judge, was posted to Dunedin where Chapman finished his education. He worked on the large family station at the Grampion Hills in Burke’s Pass continuing to paint and regularly exhibiting with the Otago Arts Society. In 1888 he left New Zealand, with his family, moving to Melbourne. Here he worked full time as an artist regularly exhibiting. His work is held in significant collections in Australia and New Zealand including both the Hocken and Turnball Libraries.
Image Dimensions: 300mm W x 205mm H
Framed Dimensions: 515mm W x 432mm H