A candle in a dark room, 1947

Record number
cm001669
Title

A candle in a dark room

Date
1947
Medium
oil
Support
hardboard
Dimensions
380 x 310 mm
Inscriptions

McCahon / 4[illegible] (brushpoint, b.l.)

Credit line
On loan from a private collection
Accession number
L1998/28/99
History

1948 Wellington: Colin McCahon Exhibition of Paintings, Wellington Public Library, 2-21 February 1948, cat. no. 37, NFS.
1996 Auckland: Candles in a Dark Room: James K. Baxter and Colin McCahon, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, July-25 October 1996.

Notes

Recent research indicates that this painting was painted in 1947, not 1943 as previously thought.