Still life for the play Professor Mamlock.

Creator

Rights

Still life for the play Professor Mamlock by Colin McCahon.
Reproduction permission courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.

Alternative Title

Still life.

Date Created

1939

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 73/83
a5451

Description

13 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken Library. McCahon writes: "Still life. oil Sgd & dated Colin McCahon 1940 [sic] in mount 28 x 30 1/2. Note by R.N. O’Reilly on back of photograph. 'Professor Mamlock however was performed about August 1939 - just before the war' I am pretty sure it was produced after the was and was amazed that we went on in the R.S.A. Hall in Dunedin. This couyld be checked."
Lower right (l.r.): Colin McCahon 1939. Painted as part of a stage set.

Extent

715 x 775 mm

Medium

distemper on gesso on plywood

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

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

Files

a5451.jpg

Citation

McCahon, Colin, “Still life for the play Professor Mamlock.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed July 15, 2024, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5487.