The Summit of Mount Rochfort; John GULLY; 26
The Summit of Mount RochfortAbout this object
The sparse, sweeping mountain slopes are bathed in a gold light while the summit of Mount Rochfort rises in the distance (centre right).Maker
Watercolour on paperSubject and Association Keywords
Mount Rochfort is named after the surveyor John Rochfort.
John Rochfort made several surveying trips in the Nelson-West Coast areas. He was in contact with John Gully. Gully painted several images of Mount Cook from Okarito Lagoon from Rochfort's sketches (John Sidney Gully, 1984).
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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