Untitled (beachscape); Irvine MAJOR; 1130


Untitled (beachscape)

About this object

A gouache and pastel study of an Abel Tasman Bay inlet - golden sand shore edged with bush with a river flowing into the sea amidst a cluster of rocks. A figure with recreational water craft/equipment is located on the beach in distance.


Irvine MAJOR

Medium and Materials

Pencil and pastel on paper

Place Made

Tasman Bay

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Tasman landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Tasman Bay/Kaiteriteri/Stephens Bay

Subject and Association Description

The drawings and paintings from the 'Echoes from Inlets and Bays of the Abel Tasman National Park' drawing series are based on an area from Tapu Bay - Stephens Bay and the rocky area between Stephens Bay and Kaiteriteri. This was during the period when the Majors spent their summers at their bach in Stephens Bay.

Credit Line

Gifted by Margaret Major in 2008

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