Story: Canterbury places

Summertime, Arthur’s Pass

Summertime, Arthur’s Pass

This landscape, painted about 1945 by Grace Butler, depicts Mt Rolleston in the Arthur’s Pass region. Butler and her husband owned a cottage near the pass, and she used it as a base to make many paintings of this high-country environment.

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Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu
Watercolour by Grace Butler

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury places - Porters Pass to Arthur’s Pass', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/10252/summertime-arthurs-pass (accessed 17 November 2018)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015, updated 17 Aug 2015