Reading with Family; Nigel BROWN; 1983; 664

Name/Title

Reading with Family

About this object

A black ink woodcut portrait of New Zealand modernist writer, James K. Baxter, wearing a black robe and a cross around his neck, clutching a book. There is a man with crossed arms standing behind Baxter, alongside a woman holding a baby, with a house in the background. This image references the period when Baxter led an alternative community at Jerusalem in the upper Whanganui river region, which followed the Catholic faith and practiced Maori cultural values.

Maker

Nigel BROWN

Date Made

1983

Medium and Materials

Woodcut on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Religion

Subject and Association Keywords

Community

Subject and Association Keywords

Portraits/Artist

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/North Island/Whanganui/Jerusalem

Subject and Association Description

James K. Baxter lived at Jerusalem from September 1969 - September 1971 returning in February - August 1972.

Credit Line

Purchased in 1983

Object Type

Print

Object number

664

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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