Imprisonment and Reprieve, 1978

Record number
cm000008
Title

Imprisonment and Reprieve

Date
1978 - 1979
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
3 sheets of paper
Dimensions
each sheet: 727 x 1095 mm
Inscriptions

1: Imprisonment & Reprieve C. McC. '78-Oct '79 (brushpoint, b.l.)
2: Imprisonment & Reprieve / NO. 2 C. McC '78-Oct '79 (brushpoint, b.l.-b.c)
3: IMPRISONMENT AND REPRIEVE (brushpoint, b.l.); C. McC 1978-Oct '79 NO. 3 (brushpoint, l.r.)

Credit line
purchased 1980
Accession number
1980/7/1-3
Extended inscriptions

1: you too my / Friend
2: you too
3: and you

Exhibition history

1978 Auckland Festival Exhibition 1978
Auckland Society of the Arts
Auckland
28/3/1978 - 14/4/1978

1980 Colin McCahon New Works
Peter Webb Gallery
Auckland
18/2/1980 - 7/3/1980

1988 Colin McCahon: Gates and Journeys
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
11/11/1988 - 26/2/1989

1999 Toi Toi Toi: Drei Kunstlergenerationen aux Nueseeland
Museum Fridericianum
Kassel
23/1/1999 - 5/4/1999

2002 Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith
Stedelijk Museum
Amsterdam
30/8/2002 - 10/11/2002

Notes

Originally exhibited in March 1978, this painting was subsequently reworked by the artist.