Pohara Beach; John GULLY; 1863; 8

Name/Title

Pohara Beach

About this object

Unframed watercolour of Pohara Beach showing the waves washing at the rocky foreshore and two figures on the sand. The edge of Limestone Bay fills the background with tree covered hills dropping down to the water.

Maker

John GULLY

Date Made

1863

Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Beach

Subject and Association Keywords

Colonial

Subject and Association Keywords

Sea

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Tasman landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Trees

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Tasman/Golden Bay/Pohara

Subject and Association Description

John Gully has signed this painting and dated it 1863, however his great grandson, John Sidney Gully (1984), claims it is incorrectly dated and was actually painted during an 1883 trip to Golden Bay with J. C. Richmond.

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

8

Copyright Licence  

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