Before the Storm - Riwaka; John GULLY; 1888; 11
Before the Storm - RiwakaAbout 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.Maker
1888Medium and Materials
Watercolour on paperSubject and Association Keywords
"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.
The Bishop Suter Art Gallery Founding Donation, gifted by Mrs Amelia Suter in memory of her husband Bishop Andrew Burn Suter in 1895Object Type
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