Untitled [Waikato Landscape]

Maker
Margot Leonie Luise Philips
Production date
Circa 1960s
Description
This work is from a series of Waikato landscapes by Philips that began in 1972. Her bold use of colour and sharply delineated forms are reminescent of works by Rita Angus.

Margot Leonie Luise Philips (1907–1988) was born in Germany. In 1938 she fled the onslaught of the Nazi regime and settled in Hamilton, New Zealand where she was to remain for the rest of her life. A self-confessed amateur artist who did not begin painting until her 50s, Philips attended summer school classes by Geoff Fairburn and Colin McCahon at the Adult Education Department, University of Auckland. Over the next 20 years she produced a significant body of paintings and was particularly passionate about representations of the New Zealand landscape.
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Production date
Circa 1960s
Media/Materials
Oil on board
Measurements
630 x 850 x 40mm (framed whole)
435 x 659mm (image)
Department collection type
Credit line
Trust Waikato Art and Taonga Collection
Accession number
2007/24/19

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