Landscape Marahau.

Creator

Rights

Landscape Marahau by Colin McCahon.
Reproduction permission courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.

Date Created

1940

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 73/81
a5449

Subject

Description

17 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken LibraryMcCahon writes: "The chestnut grove, Mahau Sound oil c. 14 1/2 x 20 1/2. Signed & dated Colin McCahon '44 but suggest date is wrong & should be rather earlier (ask R.E. Kennedy) A Cezanne experiment & in its way a dismal painting & one my father never liked." Actually 1941 - R.E.K. & C.McC 16.II.68 (M.G. Hitching's hand) According to Luit Bieringa this is not The chestnut grove but landscape Marahau 1940, 19 x 15 1/2" T.P.G. 1984
Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Colin McCahon ’40; verso: [title & date] Colin McCahon 24 Prestwick St Dunedin, N.W.I.; on frame: M.T. Woollaston Lyttelton Harbour.

Extent

394 x 483 mm

Medium

oil on gesso on board

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Estate of Mrs E.M. McCahon, Geraldine.
John & Ethel McCahon Bequest, 1973.

Genre

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Files

a5449.jpg

Citation

McCahon, Colin, “Landscape Marahau.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed March 3, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5485.