Story: Friedlander, Marti

Eglinton Valley, 1970

Eglinton Valley, 1970

First published in Marti Friedlander and James McNeish’s Larks in a Paradise (1974), this much reproduced and entrancing photograph has become an ‘iconic’, quintessentially New Zealand image, with those sheep, sentient and wary, appearing to question the photographer’s and viewers’ presence there.

Using this item

Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki
Reference: 2000/28/43
by Marti Friedlander

Permission of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001

How to cite this page:

Leonard Bell. 'Friedlander, Marti', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2021. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 July 2024)