New Zealand landscapes painted between 1870 and 1900, including major features that have since vanished in a huge volcanic eruption.
The first century of European painting in New Zealand, from Jame Cook’s expeditions to 1868.
Including fine paintings by Susan Watkins, von Spaun, Gorbatov and others, showing views of the coast of the island.
Two famous hay wains, Goya’s stone cart, horses and carts assisting a heavy steam crane in Paris, and carrying goods in the centre of New York in 1911.
Trained in sciences and painting in his native Germany, he emigrated to Australia in 1850. He was a member of the Burke and Wills Expedition, but never returned.
Join me to explore Maria Merian’s insects in Surinam, David Livingstone and Thomas Baines on the Zambezi, and William Bradford working his way through pack ice.
On returning from Australia and New Zealand, he painted commissions for Queen Victoria of state occasions, before going back to views of New Zealand.
Swiss, born in Russia, settled in Britain after training in Germany, painted landscapes of Australia and New Zealand.
More heartwarming paintings of this Mediterranean island, from Theodore Robinson, Paul von Spaun, and others.