Study of Rock Formation at the Basin, Nelson; John GULLY; 16


Study of Rock Formation at the Basin, Nelson

About this object

A watercolour study of rocks at the Basin. A large rock sits alone in the foreground and two figures stand in the midground giving perspective to the lightly scrub topped cliff.



Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes/Nelson landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords


Subject and Association Keywords

Human figure

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/Nelson/Rocks Road/Basin Reserve

Subject and Association Description

The Basin Reserve continues to exist today. It is now a tree-clad reserve on the landward side of Rocks Road in Nelson.

Credit Line

The Bishop Suter Art Gallery Founding Donation, gifted by Mrs Amelia Suter in memory of her husband Bishop Andrew Burn Suter in 1895

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