Hansel and Gretel

Mary Smith, Artist

This is one of the watercolours in our collection. It was made in New Zealand in 1917.
Measurements
Image: 256 x 166mm
Support: 345 x 249mm
Original mat: 349 x 261mm
Frame: 420 x 293 x 12mm
Media
watercolour and pencil on paper
Description
Watercolour painting of a boy and a girl in a forest landscape. The painting illustrates a scene from Hansel and Gretel, a fairy tale of German origin first recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Lilian Smith.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Aug 1983

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Accession Number:
1988/27/64