Tumai Tawhiti; C.F. Goldie (1870-1947), NZ; 1913; 1956.018

Name/Title

Tumai Tawhiti

About this object

Tumai Tawhiti (Ngati Raukawa, Te Arawa) was born in 1812 in the Bay of Plenty. As a warrior he was fully tattooed by the age of twenty-four.

This work was painted as a companion to Memories. The Last of her Tribe also in Aigantighe’s collection.

It was reproduced in New Zealand Painting: A Concise History by Michael Dunn.

Maker

C.F. Goldie (1870-1947), NZ

Date Made

1913

Medium and Materials

Oil on canvas

Measurements

77 x 63.5 cm

Collection

Aigantighe Art Gallery Collection

Credit Line

Given by the South Canterbury Arts Society in 1956.

Object Type

Painting

Object number

1956.018

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