Drawing for ‘Dear Wee June’. In loving memory of Our Dear Wee June who fell asleep… 1945.

Creator

Rights

Drawing for ‘Dear Wee June’. In loving memory of Our Dear Wee June who fell asleep… 1945 by Colin McCahon.
Reproduction permission courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.

Date Created

1945

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 87/79
a7812

Description

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: Drawing for Dear Wee June McCahon; u.r. in pencil: Dec 27 1945 [Variously inscribed throughout]; on attached paper in pencil: This is from the Port Chalmers Cemetery looking at the Harbour mouth. The final painting was of this stone with bird etc but against Nelson Hills. Dated Dec 27 1945.

Extent

210 x 249 mm (pasted to paper: 490 x 260 mm (irreg folded))

Medium

pencil on paper

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Given by Mr R.E. Kennedy, Dunedin, 1956.

Files

a7812.jpg

Citation

McCahon, Colin, “Drawing for ‘Dear Wee June’. In loving memory of Our Dear Wee June who fell asleep… 1945.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 4, 2023, https://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5697.