||W012, image courtesy of Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
||Watercolour on paper
||53 x 45
||Te Papa Collection Gift of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts
|| WAC 1894  nfs. OAS annual 1894  np New Zealand Art - A Centennial Exhibition 1940
||Included in a photograph of the WAC 1894 exhibition in the possession of Te Papa.
Reproduced in b/w in Art in Australia, 3rd Series #5 (1923).
Evening Post 16 Jul 1894, p4 [WAC] "a masterful portrait".
NZ Times 16 Jul 1894, p2 [WAC] "The portrait of Mr Nairn is admirable in feeling and thoroughly good in technique. The likeness is of course a speaking one, and the colour scheme exceptionally clever."
Triad 1 Aug 1894 "The portrait of Mr Nairn is capital".
"Portrait of Mr Nairn" was the title in the OAS 1894 catalogue. The title in the WAC 1894 catalogue was "Portrait - J.M.N."