Angels and bed no. 2, 1976

Record number
cm000085
Title

Angels and bed no. 2

Date
1976
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
paper
Dimensions
730 x 1103 mm
Inscriptions

ANGELS & BED, COLIN. '76 B (brushpoint, b.l.); FOR WALTER. (brushpoint, b.r.)

Credit line
gift of Mrs Lore Auburn, 1981
Accession number
1981/13
History

1976 Wellington: Recent works by Colin McCahon, Peter McLeavey Gallery, 17 August-3 September 1976, cat. no. 16 (as Angels and Bed (B)), NFS.
1977 Auckland: McCahon: Angels & Bed, Peter Webb Galleries, 8-19 August 1977.

Notes

McCahon's friend Dr Walter Auburn was for many years honorary curator of prints at Auckland Art Gallery. Like Rodney Kennedy, to whom the first work in the 'Angels and bed' series was dedicated, it was an illness that prompted this painting.