The Dart Valley, Wakatipu, from Paradise Valley

Charles Howorth, Artist

This is one of the paintings in our collection. It was made in circa 1908. The place where it was made is unknown.
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Object Detail

Image: 600 x 908mm
Support: 610 x 915mm
oil on canvas
A landscape painter in both oils and watercolour, his works were almost universally admired during his artistic career. The Wanganui Chronicle referred to them as ‘gems’, the Otago Daily Times called his paintings ‘spirited’ while the Dominion stated that his work was ‘really admirable’ and the Press ‘excellent’. This works shows Howorth's signature colour palette of green and blue with misty, atmospheric backgrounds.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of anonymous donor, 1977.
Collection Type
Permanent collection