Rita Cook (better known as Rita Angus) painted this portrait of Douglas Lilburn in 1945, and it became one of her favourite works. After their love affair, Angus remained a key figure in Lilburn’s life.
Courtesy of the Rita Angus Estate
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Watercolour by Rita Angus
Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.