Lake Rere, Wakatipu

Charles Howorth, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in circa 1910. The place where it was made is unknown.
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Measurements
Image: 490 x 365mm
Media
oil on cardboard
Description
A landscape painter in both oils and watercolour, his works were almost universally admired during his artistic career. The Wanganui Chronicle referred to them as ‘gems’, the Otago Daily Times called his paintings ‘spirited’ while the Dominion stated that his work was ‘really admirable’ and the Press ‘excellent’. This works shows Howorth's signature colour palette of green and blue with a misty, atmospheric background
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Miss E. W. Anderson, 1955.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
Sep 1955

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Accession Number:
1955/16/1