God it is all dark, 1969

Record number
cm000262
Title
God it is all dark
Date
1969
Medium
conté
Support
paper
Dimensions
1612 x 545 mm (s)
Inscriptions
John Caselberg VAN GOGH III (conté crayon, b.l.); C. McCahon Sept 25 '69 (conté crayon, b.r.)
Extended inscriptions
GOD / IT IS ALL / DARK
The heart beat / but there is / no answering / hark / Of a hearer / and no one / to speak -
Exhibition history

1969 Written paintings and drawings: Colin McCahon
Barry Lett Galleries
Auckland
6/10/1969 - 17/10/1969

2001 Answering Hark: Caselberg/McCahon: Poet/Painter
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
17/3/2001 - 20/5/2001

Notes
The text is from the third of John Caselberg's Van Gogh poems, from The Sound of the Morning (Pegasus Press, Christchurch, 1954).