Western Coast of Tasman Bay; John GULLY; 1885; 66

Name/Title

Western Coast of Tasman Bay

About this object

Studio watercolour landscape depicting the western coast of Tasman Bay: Towers Bay, Sandy Bay and the area now known as the Abel Tasman National Park with Adele Island off the coast, centre right. There is a group of cattle standing on a grassed clearing overlooking a gully of bush in the foreground and sailboats close to the shore in the background.

Maker

John GULLY

Date Made

1885

Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Place Made

Nelson

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Tasman landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Animals

Subject and Association Keywords

Sea

Subject and Association Keywords

Flora/Tree

Subject and Association Keywords

Island

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Tasman Bay

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Tasman Bay/Adele Island

Credit Line

Purchased by public subscription in 1885 as the first painting for a public art collection in Nelson.

Object Type

Painting

Object number

66

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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