Untitled (Beachscape); Irvine MAJOR; 01 MAR 1981; 1145


Untitled (Beachscape)

About this object

Naturalistic sketch of a bay at low tide with a bush covered rocky outcrop at centre, and the faint profile of D'Urville Island and outer Marlborough Sounds sitting on the horizon line.


Irvine MAJOR

Date Made

01 MAR 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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