Untitled ("t's the old old road and the old old quest...")

Vivian Smith, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand in 1930?.
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Object Detail

Image: 253 x 304mm
Support: Unable to measure
Mat (original): 353 x 406mm
Mat: 353 x 406mm
Frame: 406 x 507 x 23mm
tempera on card (?)
White text on a black background with a small picture of a sailor at the wheel of a ship. The text is an extract from a poem by John Masefield titled The Buccaneer. It reads: "t's the old old road and the old old quest / Of the cut-throat sons of Cain, / South by west and a quarter west, / And hey for the Spanish Main."
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Lilian Smith, 1983.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Aug 1983



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