The Summit of Mount Rochfort; John GULLY; 26


The Summit of Mount Rochfort

About this object

The sparse, sweeping mountain slopes are bathed in a gold light while the summit of Mount Rochfort rises in the distance (centre right).



Medium and Materials

Watercolour on paper

Subject and Association Keywords

Landscapes/Regional landscapes

Subject and Association Keywords

Mountains/Mountain ranges

Subject and Association Keywords

New Zealand/South Island/West Coast/Buller/Mount Rochfort

Subject and Association Description

Mount Rochfort is named after the surveyor John Rochfort.

John Rochfort made several surveying trips in the Nelson-West Coast areas. He was in contact with John Gully. Gully painted several images of Mount Cook from Okarito Lagoon from Rochfort's sketches (John Sidney Gully, 1984).

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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