Virginia Lake

Nigel Brown, Artist

This is one of the drawings in our collection. It was made in Whanganui, Whanganui Region, New Zealand in 1993.
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About the Work
I have done quite a few paintings of parks which like monuments say a lot about communities. I was taken to this dark lake by my Auntie Fay. I did a woodcut of it. I saw it as quite artificial and a kind of European invasion in its own way.
419 x 297 mm
pencil on paper
Sketch of the pontoon at Virginia Lake, with people standing on it feeding the ducks, dog in foreground, surrounded by trees and foliage.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Nigel Brown and Sue McLaughlin, 2019
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
21 May 2019



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