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Gottfried Lindauer's New Zealand

Gottfried Lindauer's New Zealand

$75.00(NZD)  inc GST

From the 1870s to the early twentieth century, the Bohemian immigrant artist Gottfried Lindauer travelled to marae and rural towns around New Zealand and - commissioned by Maori and Pakeha - captured in paint the images of key Maori figures. For Maori then and now, the faces of t?puna are full of mana and life. Now this definitive work collects those portraits for New Zealanders. The book presents 67 major portraits and 8 genre paintings alongside detailed accounts of the subject and work, with essays by leading scholars that take us inside Lindauer and his world: from his artistic training in Bohemia to his travels around New Zealand as Maori and Pakeha commissioned him to paint portraits; his artistic techniques and deep relationship with photography; Henry Partridge's gallery on Auckland's Queen Street where Maori visited to see their ancestors; and the afterlife of the paintings in marae and memory.


TWO Covers available top left and bottom right, please specify.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781869408565
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : October 2016
  • : 310mm X 206mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 320
  • : colour illustrations