Drawing for Landscape Theme and Variation.

Creator

Rights

Drawing for Landscape Theme and Variation by Colin McCahon.
Reproduction permission courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.

Date Created

[between 1962 and 1963]

Date

1963

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 95/91
a5466

Subject

Description

Verso in red ballpoint pen: McC 41; verso in black ballpoint: 44b; on accompanying card in blue felt pen (McCahon’s hand): Colin McCahon, oil on paper. Drawing for “Landscape Theme & Variation” 1962-63. (This side to face the auctioneer.) My donation - plus painting & lose / yours (donation implied) plus painting / you gain. / Please be generous; label: Moller’s Gallery; label: Webb’s P999/1; on note attached to painting: The painting, please To be auctioned for the building fund of Christ Church 1877- Alfriston. A letter will follow. Patricia Rix-Trott.

Extent

889 x 571 mm

Medium

oil wash on brown wrapping paper

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Given by McCahon to raise funds at auction for IHC; bought by Mr & Mrs Geoffrey Rix-Trott; sent to Webb
Hocken Library Endowment Fund.

Genre

Landscapes & Cityscapes

Files

a5466.jpg

Citation

McCahon, Colin, “Drawing for Landscape Theme and Variation.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 16, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5502.