Riwaka; John GULLY; 1888; 6

Name/Title

Riwaka

About this object

A peaceful scene showing Riwaka at the end of summer. Trees dot the fore and midground as the grass covered land drops away to the shore. In the distance the Richmond Ranges rise up on the far side of Tasman Bay.

Maker

John GULLY

Date Made

1888

Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Seasons/Summer

Subject and Association Keywords

Trees

Subject and Association Keywords

Weather

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Tasman landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Mountains/Mountain ranges

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Tasman/Riwaka

Subject and Association Description

"Before the Storm - 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

6

Rights

All rights reserved

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