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Lower right (l.r.) with brush: M.D. Sale 1902.

About 1865 Nicholas Chevalier visited New Zealand with his wife and went on a tour of the lakes and mountains of Otago.

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

"In the 1960s Wellington's long settled inner suburb of Thorndon was threatened by the proposed construction of a motorway through it. Old houses were pulled down and Wellington's first cemetery was demolished." "When plans for an extension to the…

Lower right (l.r.) in pencil: James M. Nairn; verso frame in pencil in Brasch’s hand: J.M. Nairn; verso frame in ballpoint pen: Nisbet [framing instructions]

Centre (c.) in ink: oil, Maitai Valley landscape. Not for sale. C. McCahon; u.l. in pencil: 2… BW dk cream close up no glass, Mr Brasch, 11a Smith St; verso original card: [oil painting Maitai Valley landscape, acc. 20,922 also titled Nelson Hills…

This is one of McCahon's major works of the mid-1970s, along with the Urewera Mural, the Blind series, and the Parihaka Triptych. It has several motivations and triggers. The primary one is the shining cuckoo's song, spoken of in a Maori poem passed…

Lower right (l.r.): McCahon 17.9.62; verso: [artist's name & date]; Ikon Gallery label on stretcher inscribed: 'Painting' Colin McCahon.

Verso with brush: D. Lusk; verso in various media: [various inscriptions]

Lower right (l.r.) with brush: D. Lusk 1961; label: Victoria Gallery

Lower right (l.r.): Rita Angus.

Lower right (l.r). in pencil: Evelyn Page; verso in pencil: Charles Brasch 536 12 New Year Holiday Evelyn Page.

Lower left (l.l.) with brush: G.P. Nerli [monogram]; on stretcher in pencil: Dr Skinner, Director Otago Museum, King St, Dunedin

Lower left (l.l.): McCahon May ’ 57, Aug Sept 1, Titirangi; l.r. Winter.

Originally verso Nelson Hills 3 Separated, titled and accessioned, August 1989.

Originally three panels, the centre one apparently destroyed by the artist after CSA exhibition.

Originally three panels, the centre one apparently destroyed by the artist after CSA exhibition.

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: C.McC. 74. Rosegarden - V.
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