This watercolour was among the paintings Charles Heaphy produced while in the service of the New Zealand Company as a draughtsman and surveyor. Although topographically inaccurate, the striking originality of the painting has made it one of the unforgettable images of New Zealand art.
Kōrero: Heaphy, Charles
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Michael Fitzgerald. 'Heaphy, Charles', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/1h14/heaphy-charles (accessed 15 May 2021)