Petrus van der Velden

Study for Otira Gorge

Study for Otira Gorge by Petrus van der Velden

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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

Title
Study for Otira Gorge
Artist/creator
Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour, gouache and charcoal
Dimensions
735 x 535 mm
Inscription
Study for ACAG oil Otira Gorge (1912)
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1959
Accession no
1959/3
Other ID
1959/10 Old Accession Number, 1959/3/D
Copyright
Copyright Expired
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
Not on display

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