Ships Auckland Harbour, 1913

Alfred Walsh, Artist

This is one of the watercolours in our collection. It was made in Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand in 1913.
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Object Detail

Image: H272 x W374mm
watercolour on paper
Walsh developed a distinctly local and individual style, primarily using the plein air approach, painting outdoors. He has built up the composition with broad washes of colours, then added detail with a drier brush. Walsh was particularly interested in the effects of light.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whaganui. Purchased with funds bequethed by Caroline Doris White, 1977.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
12 Dec 1977