CLARK, Russell;

Milford Mural 1

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1953
Gouache on paper
275 x 360mm

Inscriptions: Russell Clark [l.l.] MILFORD MURAL 1 1953. [l.r.]

This is a study for one of three murals developed by Russell Clark for the Tourist Hotel Corporation’s Milford Hotel at Piopiotahi Milford Sound. Clark combined motifs from Aotearoa, Australia, and the Moana (Pacific) region with elements of European modernism. The murals do not appear to survive.

Provenance

2002–
Fletcher Trust Collection, purchased from Dunbar Sloane, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, 4 September 2002, lot 27

–2002
Unknown

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