Urewera triptych, 1975

Record number
cm001046
Title
Urewera triptych
Date
1975
Medium
synthetic polymer paint
Support
3 unstretched canvases
Dimensions
1: 2520 x 1793 mm
2: 2475 x 1798 mm
3: 2450 x 1780 mm
Inscriptions
1: COLIN McCAHON FEB 75 (brushpoint, b.r.)
Extended inscriptions
1: RUA / TE KOOTI / TUHOE / THE PEOPLE (t.l.-c.)
TUHOE (b.l.-b.c.)

2: TANE / ATUA (u.l.-c.)
[illegible] (l.r.)

3: Ko Maungapohatu te
Maunga Ko TUTAKANGAH
TE TANGATA
TUHOE
THE PEOPLE
TUHOE
(t.l.-c.)
Exhibition history

1975 McCahon: New Paintings 1975
Barry Lett Galleries
Auckland
1975 - 1975

1996 The World Over. Art in the Age of Globalisation. Under Capricorn.
City Gallery Wellington
Wellington
6/6/1996 - 18/8/1996

2017 Colin McCahon: On Going Out with the Tide
City Gallery Wellington
Wellington
8/4/2017 - 30/7/2017

Notes
This work was preliminary to the Urewera mural. It was originally exhibited with the title A painted drawing for the mural.