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Before the Storm - Riwaka; John GULLY; 1888; 11

Before the Storm - Riwaka; John GULLY; 1888; 11
Name/Title
Before the Storm - Riwaka
About this object
A late summer storm gathers over the Riwaka Hills foregrounded by a recently cleared hillside which still bears the scars of tree stumps and rocks. The bush continues on the right while on the left fence lines are beginning to show the land's transformation.
Date Made
1888
Medium and Materials
Watercolour on paper
Subject and Association Keywords
Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Tasman landscapes
Trees
Weather/Storm
Seasons/Summer
New Zealand/South Island/Tasman/Riwaka
Subject and Association Description
"Riwaka" was also painted during March 1888.

In April John Gully's health began to deteriorate and he died later that year on 1 November 1888.

Credit Line
The Bishop Suter Art Gallery Founding Donation, gifted by Mrs Amelia Suter in memory of her husband Bishop Andrew Burn Suter in 1895
Object Type
Painting
Object number
11

Tags

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Tasman landscapes
Seasons/Summer
Trees
Weather/Storm


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