Story: Perceptions of the landscape

Edward Friström, ‘Pohutukawa’

Edward Friström, ‘Pohutukawa’

Edward Friström was a Swedish-born artist who arrived in Auckland in 1903. In his early years in the country he painted this pōhutukawa tree on the coast, at a time when the beach was starting to be appreciated for its natural beauty.

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Oil painting by Edward Friström

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How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - Scenic New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/14402/edward-fristrom-pohutukawa (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007