1894 : "Summer"

Image number W344, image courtesy of unknown photographer, Wellington Art Club exhibition (1894). Black and white photograph, gelatin silver print. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa O.031087 Description Painting
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Inscribed Owner Unknown
Exhibited WAC 1894 [027] 10gns.
Picture notes Included in a photograph of the WAC 1894 exhibition in the possession of Te Papa. Triad 15 May 1894 "Dunedin [at Mr D Scott's] A watercolour by the same artist, "Summer", is also on view and for sale. The figure is well drawn, and the foliage effective, without suffering from over-elaboration." Evening Post 16 July 1894, p4 [WAC] "a fine landscape study "Summer", in which colour, drawing, and perspective are excellent, and the only criticism must be of the flatness of the foliage to the left of the picture." NZ Times 16 July 1894 p2 [WAC] "a strong study showing a good grasp of foliage". Evening Post 19 July 1894 p2 "the drawing of the art union in connection with the Art Club's Exhibition came off last night ... the first prize, valued at 10, being won by Mr Marchant, of Ellice-street, who chose Miss Mabel Hill's work "Summer" ..."
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