[Photographs - Paintings]

Vivian Smith, Artist

This is one of the archival photographs in our collection. It was made in Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand in 1910-1920s?.
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Object Detail

408 x 280mm
black and white photographs mounted on card
Board mounted with photographs of paintings by Vivian Smith as follows:
Top, left to right: Unidentified painting of a male figure, a second figure lies prone on the ground behind him alongside a piece of machinery, possibly a canon; The Crinoline (X2014/1106), shown with frame; Lion (1988/27/44).
Second row: Unidentified painting depicting a central figure with large wings surrounded by five other figures, possibly all mythological.
Third row, left to right: Titus (illeg.) in the Stocks (1988/27/126); The Blue Feather (X2014/1105); Queen Mary at London Bridge (1988/27/46).
Fourth row: The Crinoline (X2014/1106), detail.

The board is undated, but was likely compiled in the late 1910s or early 1920s. Two of the works, The Crinoline and The Blue Feather were shown at the annual exhibition of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts in 1913. Lion is thought to have been exhibited in 1917.
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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