HomeObject Detail
Art

Elizabeth McPhee; ; Marcus King; nd; 2014.007

Elizabeth McPhee
; Marcus King; nd; 2014.007
Name/Title
Elizabeth McPhee

About this object
Marcus King (1891-1977) was a prominent fine art and commercial artist. Born in Taranaki, he moved to Wellington at 15 after winning a junior cadetship in the architectural division of the Public Works Department. When he transferred to Auckland a few years later, he began taking night classes at Elam School of Fine Arts under the Swedish painter, Edward Fristrom, who would become a mentor and close friend. Back in Wellington after the First World War, King began working in advertising as a commercial artist as well as teaching art at the Wellington Technical Institute and exhibiting at the Fine Arts Academy. King's works are held in the collections of the Auckland Art Gallery, Dowse Art Museum, Hocken Library, Robert McDougall Art Gallery, Rotorua Museum, Sarjeant Gallery, Suter Art Gallery, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Alexander Turnbull Library and the Whangarei Museum.
Date Made
nd
Medium and Materials
Oil on canvas

Measurements
670mm x 570mm
Subject and Association Keywords
McPhee, Elizabeth
Subject and Association Description
McPhee: Elizabeth

Credit Line
NZPG
Object number
2014.007

Tags

cloud
feeling blue
man
portrait


Include tags such as place names, people, dates, events and colours. Use commas to separate multiple tags. e.g. Pablo Picasso, Madrid, red, 1930s.

Results from DigitalNZ

KING, Marcus
Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Cenotaph record for Marcus King - Serial No. 70294...
Marcus King
Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
Marcus King
DigitalNZ
Marcus King
Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira
New Zealand Artist Marcus Kings understood the col...
Marcus King
DigitalNZ
More...
Copyright Licence Help
All rights reserved
+ Add Comment