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Up for sale is a beautiful New Zealand landscape, by well recognized New Zealand Artist Bernard Aris (1887-1977), in a simple, elegant glass frame.

Artist: Bernard Aris
Title: "From Mount Egmont towards Ruapehu"
Medium: Watercolour
Year: 1923
Frame: Yes, Glazed
Frame size: 390w x 360h
Art Size: 300w x 170h

Aris is well recognized for his portrayals of Mount Taranaki, or Egmont, as he most often referred to it. What makes this work particularly special, is the date - it is signed 1923. Aris immigrated to New Zealand in 1922. This puts the piece amongst the first of the works he painted with the subject he had a love affair with, and became celebrated for.

"Having first seen Taranaki in 1919 from the deck of a ship, the mountain had captured Aris's imagination in such a way that he never forgot it. In 1923, he came back to paint it."

There is some foxing or a stain/spill on the work in the top left, as pictured. Aside from this, and general fading, it is in very tidy condition.

This painting of Ruapehu from Taranaki is a fantastic piece of New Zealand history, and indeed Aris's personal story - which you may read more about here:

Any shipping of artwork is at the buyer’s risk, and expense. Postage & Courier companies will not insure original works of art, although they will be packaged as carefully as possible.

Pickup is in Eden Terrace.
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  • Seller location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

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