Scene in West Coast Sounds; John GULLY; 1863; 144

Name/Title

Scene in West Coast Sounds

About this object

A calm scene in Fiordland with the snow capped mountains of the background reflected in the water. Scrub covered hillside creeps to the water's edge. A white swam swims amongst the marshes in the bottom right corner.

Maker

John GULLY

Date Made

1863

Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Mountains

Subject and Association Keywords

Sea

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals/Birds

Subject and Association Keywords

Flora

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/West Coast/Fiordland

Subject and Association Description

John Gully often used others' sketches for his paintings. His first trip to Fiordland was in 1874. This painting predates that and therefore must have been done from a sketch supplied to the artist.

Credit Line

Bequeathed by Mr and Mrs S.B. White in 1928

Object Type

Painting

Object number

144

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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