The Coming Storm

Nugent Welch, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand in circa 1930.
About the Work
This painting features in Dick Frizzell’s 2011 book entitled ‘It’s all about the image’.
'The countless changing patterns of sky, sea and land fired Nugent Welch's imagination and were the primary subject matter of his work. He painted throughout New Zealand but devoted most of his attention to the lower North Island, particularly Wellington's rugged coastline.'
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4w12/1
Measurements
Image 711 x 915mm
Frame 925 x 1130 x 110mm
Media
oil on canvas
Description
Seascape of rocky cliff and rocky beach in the foreground with steep green hill in background, most of the image is the blue sky with approaching storm clouds from the left.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 1930.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
06 Nov 1930

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Accession Number:
1930/5/1