Wild the hedgerows, wild the spring, wild the yellowhammers sing. Wild the roaring of the sea, wilder still the blood in me.

Creator

Rights

Wild the hedgerows, wild the spring, wild the yellowhammers sing. Wild the roaring of the sea, wilder still the blood in me by Colin McCahon.
Reproduction permission courtesy of the Colin McCahon Research and Publication Trust.

Date Created

1971

Identifier

Hocken Pictorial Collections - 95/7
a5482

Subject

Description

Lower left (l.l.) in pencil: Colin McCahon For my friend Pat France, Feb 1970. Poem by John Caselberg No 1 of six on van Gogh, the other five of which I hope you will love as much. Colin; through image in chalk: Wild the hedgerows, wild the spring, wild the yellowhammers sing. Wild the roaring of the sea, wilder still the blood in me; through image in pencil: [five verses of poem by Caselberg].

Extent

595 x 754 mm

Medium

coloured chalks & wash on deckle edged paper

Temporal Coverage

Provenance

Patricia France Bequest, Dunedin, 1995.

Files

a5482.jpg

Citation

McCahon, Colin, “Wild the hedgerows, wild the spring, wild the yellowhammers sing. Wild the roaring of the sea, wilder still the blood in me.,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed June 25, 2024, https://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/5517.