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Verso with brush: top Black painting, blue/indigo (no 5) Hotere ’69 brolite lacqer 4” x 24"; in chalk: 10 of these. 4.

Verso: [title] Hotere ’69 Brolite lacquer on board 48” x 24” 5.

Verso with brush in white paint: Hotere, Port Chalmers, 81 Black window.

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Colin McCahon; verso: Brighton.

On sketchbook mount in ink: Brothers Tytlers, in the Waimea, Nelson. Aldowrie, afterwards - E.W. Staffords [?“Brothers Tytlers” and “afterwards” added later?]; verso mount: In Wiararapa Valley; verso in pencil: vignette on title page; on…

Rakihuri - Ashley River (Taylor p. 29) Trip with Capt Thomas in Fly landed Port Cooper 15 Dec 1848. Fox spent 2 weeks exploring then went to Otago. Returned to P Cooper 22 Jan, and to P Nicholson, 23 Jan 1849.

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: W Fox Camping out, Lyttelton. Jany 11th 1851 W. Fox; verso: 10. 26; on sketchbook mount: Part of town site of Port Lyttelton. First immigrants arrived January 1851; on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas Morland Hocken…

Lower centre (l.c.) in pencil: Canterbury Pilgrims; l.r. in pencil: 18 December 1848; verso: 37 31 bis; on sketchbook mount: Exploring party Encamping Canterbury Plains January 1849. C. Torlesse. Cap.t Thomas; on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas…

Lower right (l.r.) in cartouche with pen: WFox [WF ligated] May 1849; l.l. with pen: Cap.n King’s house New Plymouth; on sketchbook mount: New Plymouth, Cap.n King’s house Mount Egmont 1849; pasted to back of paper mount: [2 woodengravings after…

Verso u.r. in ink: 55; superimposed over pencil: 48; verso in pencil & watercolour: [unfinished sketch of Maoris with Mt Egmont in background inscribed] Rangi Teringa; on sketchbook mount in ink: Carved gateway. Pitoni, Wellington. 1850; on flypage…

GH Brown says painted to show art school style fashion; Ron Brownson says painted to explore use of texture.

06 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken Library. McCahon writes: "Old chair. oil c 32 x 25 Undated but c. 1939. The actual chair eventually became the property of M.T. Woollaston when we left Mapua. Was bought at the famous second hand shop…

Upper left (u.l.) with brush in capitals: Clouds, Hills & Claudia, u.r. in capitals: R. White ’72

Incised l.r.: Colin McCahon; verso in pencil: Composition Colin McCahon, ink, oil & watercolour on cardboard with varnish in the possession of Rodney Kennedy Esq painted in 1938.

Verso: 54; on sketchbook mount in ink: Costumes 1850; on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas Morland Hocken from Sir William Fox. Sir William Fox who well knew the interest I took in old New Zealand & was a frequent visitor at my house, promised to…

Upper centre (u.c.) in pencil: 6; verso l.l. in ink: Croixilles Harbour from the North End W. Fox March 4th 1845; on sketchbook mount in pencil: Croixilles Harbour, Blind Bay 1845 (now Tasman Bay); on flypage of sketchbook in ink: Thomas Morland…

Frequently exhibited with variant title, Crucifixion with lamp 1947.

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: McCahon … [date illeg]; through image with brush: I.N.R.I.

Donor requested acknowledgement on painting to read: David Edward Hutton, eldest son of the artist. Painted 1873 by David Con Hutton. Presented 1955 by the granddaughters of the artist, Sheila and Kathleen.

Lower right (l.r.): McCahon Jan ’48; through image: In loving memory of dear wee June who fell asleep 12th March 1935 aged 4 years and 9 months. Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven; verso stretcher: [hanging instructions, title] cat no 27.

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: Hodgkins; label: Bourlet & Son, London; label: City of Manchester Art Gallery 15137; label: Double Portrait by Frances Hodgkins lent by Jane Saunders, 12 Victoria Rd Fallow Weld, Manchester; label: Isle of Purbeck Arts…
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