1931 : "Amalfi"

Image number W031, image courtesy of DM Description Watercolour
Size (cm) 40 x 32 Signed Yes Dated 1932
Inscribed Owner UK private
Exhibited OAS annual 1937 [274] 15gns. MH1939 [011] 15gns.
Picture notes 1939 title is "Amalfi, Italy". Taken to have been painted from the Hotel Marina MH diary: 10 Oct 1931, "Started "Wedding cake" after lunch"; 14 Oct, "dull day so kept indoors and finished "wedding cake" from bedroom downstairs ". Dunedin paper 20 Apr 1939: "a striking picture of a group of habitations at Amalfi, in what might be described as "wedding cake formation", a church building with spire forming the apex." Dunedin paper 21 Apr 1939: "... and an impressively balanced picture of a "wedding-cake" formation of buildings contain much quiet colour and a mood of untroubled existence".
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