Toss Woollaston

Aotearoa New Zealand, b.1910, d.1998

Westland Landscape

  • Presented by Mr R Scarlett, 1986
  • Watercolour
  • 275 x 385mm
  • 85/67
  • c. 1962

For the exhibition 'Nature's Own Voice' 6 February - August 2009 this work was displayed with the following label:

Woollaston commented on the spontaneous qualities he enjoyed with the watercolour medium: ‘Watercolour becomes for me a rapid medium for striking quickly – while the iron is hot, so to speak –and so I like it best in summer, when what is put down dries at once and can take more, almost as fast as I can think.’