Portrait of Bruce Slane ; Garth Tapper; 1984; 2014.017

Name/Title

Portrait of Bruce Slane

About this object

Garth Tapper is best known for his figurative works of Kiwis, regarded as commentary on New Zealand life. He was born in Waikato, and studied at the Elam School of Fine Arts from 1945 to 1951. In his final year, he was invited to lecture in painting. During his time, he was awarded the Carnegie Scholarship from the Auckland Society of Arts. The scholarship was later enabled him to study in Europe between 1953 and 1953. He returned to New Zealand in 1954, teaching in Auckland until 1960. In 1977, he retired to paint full time.

Maker

Garth Tapper

Date Made

1984

Medium and Materials

Oil on canvas

Measurements

710mm x 607mm x 60mm

Subject and Association Description

Bruce Houlton Slane

Credit Line

NZPG

Object Type

Painting

Object number

2014.017

Rights

All rights reserved

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