Fox, William 1812-1893 :Lower Westoe Rangitikei 1860

Fox, William 1812-1893 :Lower Westoe Rangitikei 1860
Date
1860
By
Fox, William, 1812-1893; Wilkie, John Campbell, 1899-1977
Ref
WC-052
Description

Shows two women tending flowers, with a Maori gardener behind them. They have a watering can beside them and the gardener has a wheelbarrow and a rake. There are tall trees in the background. The scene is in the garden of the artist at his pastoral run, Westoe.

Property shown is Fox's first home on the river flat at Westoe. He built his second home here on a higher river terrace in 1874

Exhibited in 'About women, about time' Exhibition at the National Library Gallery, 2 July - 23 October 1993.

Exhibited in 'Picturing Paradise; the colonial watercolours of William Fox', Exhibition at National Library Gallery 25 February - 18 June 2000; Hocken Library, Dunedin, 11 September - 15 October 2000. Curated by Jill Trevelyan.

Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Pencil & watercolour on brown paper 398 x 272 mm

Provenance: Wilkie Collection

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pencil & watercolour on brown paper 398 x 272 mm, Orientation: Vertical image
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