The North Otago Landscape as seen by Professor C. A. Cotton and seen by Colin McCahon
The North Otago landscape as seen by Professor C. A. Cotton and seen by Colin McCahon,1972 (pencil, b.l.–b.r.)
1972 Oamaru: Guest Artist
Oamaru Public Library
The inscription on other works from the series generally reads: ‘The North Otago landscape as described by Professor C.A. Cotton and seen by Colin McCahon, 1972’. Cotton was author of Geomorphology of New Zealand (Dominion Museum, 1922), a book which deeply influenced McCahon’s perception of land forms.