Are there not twelve hours of daylight, 1970

Record number
cm000011
Title
Are there not twelve hours of daylight
Date
1970
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
unstretched canvas
Dimensions
2077 x 2580 mm
Inscriptions
McCAHON FEB 70 MURIWAI (brushpoint, b.r.)
Accession number
C1994/1/144
Extended inscriptions
Are there not
twelve
hours of DAYLIGHT
Anyone can walk in daytime
without stumbling because
he sees the Light of THIS World.
But if he walks after nightfall
he stumbles because the Light fails him.
Exhibition history

1970 Colin McCahon Recent Paintings: Victory Over Death or Practical Religion
Barry Lett Galleries
Auckland
2/3/1970 - 15/3/1970

1972 An Exhibition of Paintings by Colin McCahon
Peter McLeavey Gallery
Wellington
6/3/1972 - 24/3/1972

1983 Colin McCahon: The Mystical Landscape
National Art Gallery
Wellington
12/12/1983 - 21/1/1984

1984 I will need words: Colin McCahon's Word and Number Paintings
Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Sydney
Sydney
11/4/1984 - 17/6/1984

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

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

2011 Toi Aotearoa: Colin McCahon - Texts and Gates
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
3/9/2011 - 28/1/2013

Notes
The text is John 11:9-10, from the New English Bible.