Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Portrait of Colin McCahon.

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Date Created

1939

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 73/100
a5397

Description

19 in The Jack & Ethel McCahon gift to the Hocken Library. McCahon writes: "Doris Lusk. Portrait of C. McC. oil Unsigned & untitled. Late 30s in her Dunedin studio.Above U.F.S. Dispensary opposit City Hotel. c. 17 x 14 Blue Harris tweed coat by H.B. @ £3.3 (with pants)- waistcoat of R.E. Kennedy, Father- with turquoise blue spots"
Verso in oil: [painting of interior with pot plants & girl seated in chair]

Item Dimensions

491 x 413mm (irreg)

Technique

oil on plywood

Provenance

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

Genre

Portraits

Collection

Citation

Lusk, Doris, 1916-1990, “Portrait of Colin McCahon.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed November 15, 2018, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5458.

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