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Oil on Canvas, framed locally, painted circa 1970's

Portrait of Guide Sophia. Copy of Lindauer.

Artist was an Elam art student in the (circa) 1930's in Auckland
Artist M Leahy
(not famous)
These paintings were displayed in the Motat tea rooms back in the day.
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Dimensions 38cm x 48cm

A family connection here, painted by my grandma.

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Again, this is painted by my grandma. Special to the family but happy to sell to the right buyer for the price listed.
Pick up central Auckland

Artist - Marjorie Leahy

Could this go up in your marae ?
Are you an art collector who appreciates Maori history ?


Sophia Hinerangi, sometimes known as Te Paea (Tepaea), was the principal tourist guide of the Pink and White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana before the eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886, and later guided at Whakarewarewa. As Guide Sophia she was the most famous woman of her time in Rotorua.
She was born in Kororareka (Russell), probably sometime between 1830 and 1834, the daughter of Kotiro Hinerangi, who was probably of Ngati Ruanui from Taranaki, and Alexander Grey (Gray Please click here to ask a question
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