Drawing for 'Dear Wee June', 1945

Record number
cm000720
Title
Drawing for 'Dear Wee June'
Date
1945
Medium
pencil
Support
paper on paper
Dimensions
210 x 249 mm
Inscriptions
Landscape / from Port Chalmers / cemetery to harbour / mouth (pencil, t.l.-u.l.); Bird on stone / right in front of / harbour mouth (pencil, t.c.); painting notes and numeric inscriptions throughout (pencil); The property of Colin McCahon / 24 Prestwick St. Maori Hill / Dunedin N. W. 1. (pencil, vertical edge, t.r.-c.r.); Drawing for / "Dear Wee June" / McCahon. (pencil, b.r.); This is from the Port Chalmers Cemetery looking at the Harbour mouth. / The final painting was of this stone with bird etc but against Nelson / Hills. (on mount, pencil, t.l.-t.r.); Dated Dec 27 / 1945. (on mount, pencil, t.r.)
Credit line
Given by Mr R. E. Kennedy, Dunedin, 1956
Accession number
87/79
Exhibition history

1975 McCahon 'Religious' Works 1946-1952
Manawatu Art Gallery
Palmerston North
3/1975 - 3/1975