The Promised Land, 1948

Record number
cm000668
Title

The Promised Land

Date
1948
Medium
oil
Support
canvas
Dimensions
920 x 1370 mm
Inscriptions

McCahon / Feb Aug '48 (brushpoint, t.l.); The Promised Land (brushpoint, t.c.-u.c)

Credit line
gift of the McCahon Family, 1988
Accession number
1989/51/1
History

1948 Wellington: Colin McCahon Exhibition of Paintings, Wellington Public Library, 2-21 February 1948, cat. no. 1 (as Promised land), 15 gns.
1948 Dunedin: An Exhibition of Paintings from July 1947 to August 1948 by Colin McCahon, Dunedin Public Library Hall, 16-? September 1948, cat. no. 25, 12 gns.
1949 Auckland: McCahonWoollaston Exhibition, Edson Building, Queen Street, 13-30 August 1949.
1969 Auckland: McCahon's McCahons 1943-1963, Moller's Gallery, 10-28 March 1969, cat. no. 7.
1975 Palmerston North: McCahon: 'Religious' works 1946-1952, Manawatu Art Gallery, 24 March-? April 1975, cat. no. 29.
1978 Auckland: Colin McCahon: Numerals and Stations, Landscapes and Religious Subjects, Auckland City Art Gallery, 6 November-4 December 1978, cat. no. 4.
1984 Sydney: Colin McCahon: I will need words (Satellite exhibition of the Biennale of Sydney), Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, University of Sydney, 11 April-17 June 1984, cat. no. 3.
1988 Auckland: Colin McCahon: Gates and Journeys, Auckland City Art Gallery, 11 November 1988-26 February 1989, cat. no. E6.
2002 Amsterdam: Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith, Stedelijk Museum, 30 August-10 November 2002.