About the Work
"Since the inception of the residency programme at Tylee Cottage, the Whanganui River has been both subject matter and inspiration for many artists who have made work in response to it...Johanna Pegler's painting depicts the choppy waters of the river where it meets the sea. " Greg Donson exhibition lable "Thisbe, Pheasbin and the Tall Tahitians" 2012.
890 x 1495 mm
oil on board
Painting showing brown waves with a row of rocks in the close foreground and the dilapidated fence of the mole in the middle ground, with the sea in the distance. The water is a muddy brown and there are clouds in the blue sky.
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Tylee Residency Exchange, 2007.