Māori Portrait

This work was gifted without a frame by J.G. Farrell who in 1948 lived in Stratford.  It was acknowledged in a letter to the donor as 'of particular interest as at present there is no other Māori portrait in the Gallery'. The work was included in Dunedin's Face Value exhibition in 1975.  The person depicted in the portrait is currently unknown, but is thought to possibly be from the Taranaki region.


Denis Rainforth, Collections Manager, Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

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