Kōrero: Whanganui places

‘Atene, Whanganui River’

‘Atene, Whanganui River’

In this 1980 acrylic painting Alan Taylor places the Whanganui River settlement of Ātene (Athens) among oversized birds, vivid flowers and other plants, and a richly coloured sky and landscape. Ātene’s church is visible in the distance.

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Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Collection
Reference: C1994/1/66
Acrylic on canvas by Alan Taylor

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

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui places - River settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/18963/atene-whanganui-river (accessed 23 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Diana Beaglehole, updated 15 Jun 2015