Petrus van der Velden

Portrait of Mrs J.H. Sluis

Portrait of Mrs J.H. Sluis by Petrus van der Velden

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Petrus van der Velden and his wife Sophia emigrated to New Zealand on board the Orizaba, arriving in Lyttleton in June 1890. He is best known for his signature depictions of Otira Gorge but was also a skilled portraitist, as this painting attests.

Title
Portrait of Mrs J.H. Sluis
Artist/creator
Production date
1891
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
840 x 646 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs R Jones, 1958
Accession no
1958/11
Other ID
58/21 Old Accession Number
Copyright
No known copyright restrictions
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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