24 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Peter Power, late 19th century
Maoris crossing a forest stream
signed and dated 'P.Power/1887/N.Z.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
22½ x 30¼in. (57.2 x 77cm.)
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The Irish born artist Peter Power is known to have arrived in New Zealand sometime before 1865, and set himself up as a painter based in Dunedin.
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