Premonition (Kai Iwi Beach)

Frank Denton, Artist

This is one of the photographs in our collection. It was made in Kai Iwi, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1930.
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About the Work
“I visited Kai Iwi beach recently, and while there I was trying to work out how to make an image.
A good foreground rock solved my problem! So to find this image by Denton, employing a similar rock some 90 years earlier was a lovely discovery. The moonlight presents the landscape in such a wonderful tone.” – Solomon Mortimer, ‘My Choice’ November 2021
Measurements
Image 311 x 241mm
Media
black & white photograph
Description
Black and white photograph showing a moonlit beach scene. Very dark with a single rock in the foreground, moon reflected on the water. Has a brown tone.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Mary Powell, Marjorie Marshall and Harold Denton, 1965.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
28 May 1965

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Accession Number:
1965/1/45

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