The First of NZ From the Last of England by Ford Madox Brown; Sally BURTON; 1985...
The First of NZ From the Last of England by Ford Madox BrownAbout this object
A history painting on the theme of European colonisation to New Zealand. It is an appropriation of the well known tondo painting, 'The Last of England' 1855 by Ford Madox Brown (collection of the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, England) with the addition of symbolic (stitching and koru motifs), illustrative (axes and tree stumps, landscape forms) and abstract motifs which reference a New Zealand colonial context.Maker
1985Medium and Materials
Acrylic on strawboardPlace Made
Purchased from the 'Goodman-Suter Biennale' 1986 with the Goodman-Suter FundObject Type
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