The Remarkables; Toss WOOLLASTON; 1973; 529

Name/Title

The Remarkables

About this object

A highly-coloured watercolour landscape of The Remarkables mountain range near Queenstown with Lake Wakatipu in the foreground.

Maker

Toss WOOLLASTON

Date Made

1973

Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Mountains/Mountain ranges

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Otago/Remarkables

Subject and Association Description

1973 was an important year for Woollaston. His retrospective, "M.T. Woollaston: Works/1933-1973" opened at the Manawatu Art Gallery under Luit Bieringa. This popular exhibition then toured the country throughout 1974.

Woollaston painted a commission of the Remarkables in 1972. He had been to see them for the first time in October 1971. Woollaston painted three Queenstown area oil commissions between 1972 and 1974.

Named Collection

Woollaston Davies Collection

Credit Line

Gifted by the artist in 1979

Object Type

Painting

Object number

529

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