The Angel of the Annunciation, 1947

Record number
cm001039
Title
The Angel of the Annunciation
Date
1947
Medium
oil
Support
cardboard
Dimensions
647 x 521 mm
Inscriptions
The Angel of the / Annunciation / McCahon / April 47 (brushpoint, l.l.-b.c.)
Credit line
purchased 1980 with Special Projects in the Arts funds
Accession number
1980-0008-3
History
1947 Dunedin: Modern Books, July-August 1947.
1947 Christchurch: The Group ShowRetrospective exhibition 1927-1947, Art Gallery, Armagh Street, 3-13 November 1947, 21 gns.
1948 Wellington: Colin McCahon Exhibition of Paintings, Wellington Public Library, 2-21 February 1948, cat. no. 5, 20 gns.
1951 Wellington: Contemporary New Zealand Paintings from the Gallery of Helen Hitchings, The Gallery of Helen Hitchings, 7?-11 May 1951, cat. no. 36, 30 gns.
1952 London: Fifteen New Zealand painters, Irving Galleries, 24 June-19 July 1952, cat. no. 34 (as Angel of the Annunciation).
1963 Auckland: A Retrospective ExhibitionColin McCahon and M. T. Woollaston, Auckland City Art Gallery, 13 May-? June 1963, cat. no. 60.
1972 Auckland: Colin McCahon/a survey exhibition, Auckland City Art Gallery, 7 March-21 April 1972, cat. no. 7.
1975 Palmerston North: McCahon: 'Religious' works 1946-1952, Manawatu Art Gallery, 24 March-? April 1975, cat. no. 8.
1978 Auckland: Colin McCahon: Numerals and Stations, Landscapes and Religious Subjects, Auckland City Art Gallery, 6 November-4 December 1978, cat. no. 3.
1990 Sydney: Rosalie Gascoigne, Colin McCahon: Sense of place, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, 30 June-28 July 1990.
1992 Sydney: Headlands: Thinking through New Zealand art, Museum of Contemporary Art, 1 April-28 June 1992.
2002 Amsterdam: Colin McCahon: A Question of Faith, Stedelijk Museum, 30 August-10 November 2002.