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

History

1978 Auckland: Auckland Festival Exhibition 1978, Auckland Society of Arts, 28 March-14 April 1978, cat. no. 14 (as You too my friend), NFS.
1980 Auckland: Colin McCahon: New Works, Peter Webb Galleries, 18 February-7 March 1980, cat no. 4.
1988 Auckland: Colin McCahon: Gates and Journeys, Auckland City Art Gallery, 11 November 1988-26 February 1989, cat. no. J24.
1999 Kassel: Toi Toi Toi. Three Generations of Artists from New Zealand, Museum Fridericianum, 23 January-5 April 1999, cat. no. 25.
2002 Amsterdam: Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith, Stedelijk Museum, 30 August-10 November 2002.

Notes

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