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'St Peter's Church and Wellington' (3rd of 2)

'St Peter's Church and Wellington'

Evelyn Page worked in an expressionist style, where colour was used to express emotion as well as movement. The dynamic forms and vivid palette in her 1954 painting 'St Peter’s Church and Wellington' convey a positive view of the city.

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Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Victoria University of Wellington Art Collection
Oil on canvas by Evelyn Page

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How to cite this page:

Ben Schrader, 'City images - The city in art', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/25354/st-peters-church-and-wellington (accessed 30 January 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010