Te Papa exhibits painting of peaceful encounter from Cook’s second voyage Kei te whakaatuhia e Te Papa tētahi mahi peita o tētahi tūtakinga mārire nō te terenga tuarua o Cook

Fri 1 Nov 2019

The oldest European painting of Aotearoa New Zealand in Te Papa’s collection will go in display in Toi Art, Te Papa’s art gallery, as part of Tamatea: He Tūtakinga Tuku Iho | Legacies of Encounter. The exhibition opens on Saturday 9 November.

The rare painting Waterfall in Dusky Bay with Maori canoe is by William Hodges, the first professional artist to depict the peoples and landscapes of this place. He was employed as an artist on Captain Cook’s second voyage to the Pacific aboard the Resolution from 1772-75. 

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Ka whakaatuhia te peita tino tawhito mō Aotearoa e mau ana ki te kohinga toi a Te Papa, arā, ki Toi Art, te wharetoi o Te Papa. Nō Ūropi te peita nei. Koia tētahi o ngā tino taonga i roto i te whakaaturanga o Tamatea: He Tūtakinga Tuku Iho | Legacies of Encounter, ka whakatuwherahia ā te Rāhoroi te 9 o Whiringa-ā-rangi.

He peita onge tēnei, ko Waterfall in Dusky Bay with Maori canoe te ingoa. He mea peita nā William Hodges, te ringatoi whai pūtea tuatahi i te tā i ngā tāngata me te takoto o tēnei whenua. I mahi ia hei...

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