Will he save him? , 1959

Record number
cm000664
Title

Will he save him?

Series
Date
1959
Medium
enamel
Support
hardboard
Dimensions
1220 x 900 mm
Inscriptions

NO. 26 / COLIN McCAHON / WILL HE SAVE HIM / June-August 1959 / SOLPAH / 30gns (on reverse)

Credit line
gift of the artist, 1982
Accession number
1982/7/1
Extended inscriptions

will he save him (t.l.-t.r.); let be / let be / will Elias / come to save / ever him NEVER (u.l.-l.r.)

Exhibition history

1960 Contemporary New Zealand Painting and Sculpture [1960]
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
30/3/1960 - 24/4/1960

1972 Colin McCahon: A Survey Exhibition
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
7/3/1972 - 23/4/1972

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

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

2000 Beneath the Surface: McCahon's materials and techniques 1954-66
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
29/7/2000 - 29/10/2000

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

2006 Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
12/8/2006 - 25/3/2007

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