Northland panels, 1958

Record number
cm001026
Title

Northland panels

Date
1958
Medium
enamel
Support
8 unstretched canvases
Dimensions
1: 1779 x 817 mm
2: 1778 x 835 mm
3: 1761 x 595 mm
4: 1764 x 554 mm
5: 1778 x 825 mm
6: 1770 x 610 mm
7: 1779 x 802 mm
8: 1746 x 600 mm
Inscriptions

1: 1 / LEFT (on reverse)
3: 3 (on reverse)
5: 5 (on reverse)
6: 2 (inverted, on reverse)
8: McCahon NOV.58. (brushpoint, b.l.); 8 (on reverse)

Credit line
purchased 1978 with Ellen Eames Collection funds and assistance from the New Zealand Lottery Board
Accession number
1978-0009-1
Extended inscriptions

4: rain (l.c.)
5: a landscape / with too few / lovers. (t.c.-t.r.)
6: TUI / TUI / TUI (c.l.-l.l.)
8: Oh yes it can / be dark here / and manuka / in bloom may / breed despair (t.c.-u.r.)

Exhibition history

1959 Colin McCahon. Recent Paintings, November 1958 - August 1959
Gallery 91
Christchurch
6/10/1959 - 18/10/1959

1959 Three Abstract Painters: Louise Henderson, Kase Jackson, Colin McCahon
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
2/6/1959 - 7/1959

1968 The Northland Panels
Peter McLeavey Gallery
Wellington
23/10/1968 - 16/11/1968

1968 Ten Years of New Zealand Painting in Auckland 1958-1967
Auckland City Art Gallery
Auckland
3/1968 - 4/1968

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

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

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

2014 Modern Paints Aotearoa
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Auckland
5/4/2014 - 21/8/2014