Untitled (Beachscape) 2 scenes; Irvine MAJOR; 21 JAN 1981; 1141


Untitled (Beachscape) 2 scenes

About this object

Two sketches of inlet areas. The sketch on the right features a row of boats and cars lined at the beach edge and a power pole indicates a road way. The drawing on the left features a small inlet edged with large rocks and dark swirling waters with a calm sandy inlet to the right.


Irvine MAJOR

Date Made

21 JAN 1981

Date Made

22 JAN 1981

Medium and Materials

Pencil 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

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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