Gottfried Lindauer

Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia

Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia by Gottfried Lindauer

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Taraia Ngakuti Tumuhia was an important Marutuahu and Hauraki chief and a leader of Ngati Tamatera. He played a major role in the intertribal wars of the early 19th century, including an expedition with Ngati Toa to fight against Ngai Tahu in the South Island. Lindauer’s portrait is dated 1874.

Title
Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia
Artist/creator
Production date
1874
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
993 x 844 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/41
Copyright
Copying restrictions apply
Department
New Zealand Art
Display status
On display

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