Untitled (Mowhanau Beach)

William Barraud, Artist

This is one of the watercolours in our collection. It was made in New Zealand in circa 1943.
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About the Work
There are a lot of New Zealand coastal scenes painted but I would rate this one up there. There is the stark outline of the cliff contrasting with the soft sky. It has the feeling of a summer’s day.
Doug Davidson, Journalist at the Rivercity Press, for the Nov 2019 instalment of the My Choice exhibition series.
Image 176 x 262mm
watercolour on paper on board
Figures on a beach beside a waterway on the sand and next to a jutting cliff.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Shayle Searle, 1984.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
May 1984