Juliet Peter

Aotearoa New Zealand, b.1915, d.2010

Unicorns

  • Gift of William A Sutton, 1983
  • Linocut
  • 270 x 205mm
  • 83/63
  • 1939
earlier labels about this work
  • Ape To Zip: Adventures in Alphabet Art, 13 May 2005 – 8 October 2006

    In the exhibition Ape to Zip this work was used for the letter U and was displayed with the following label:

    UNICORNS Unicorns are usually white, but sometimes they are black. There are a lot of legends about unicorns but nobody knows for sure that they were real. Their spiral horns were supposed to carry magical healing powers.