Petrus van der Velden

Study for Otira Gorge

Study for Otira Gorge by Petrus van der Velden

Artwork Detail

This is a squared-up study for the large painting Otira Gorge 1912 which was purchased jointly by the Gallery and the Auckland Society of Arts in 1913. The grid helped van der Velden to transfer the composition on to the canvas.

Ron Brownson 2008

Study for Otira Gorge
Petrus van der Velden
Production date
circa 1912
watercolour, gouache and charcoal
735 x 535 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
Other ID
1959/10 Old Accession Number, 1959/3/D
No known copyright restrictions
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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