Kōrero: Dutch

‘Otira Gorge’, c. 1912, by Petrus van der Velden

‘Otira Gorge’, c. 1912, by Petrus van der Velden

Dutch artist Petrus van der Velden’s innovative and atmospheric studies of the Ōtira Gorge in particular have assured him of an important place in New Zealand art history.

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Watercolour by Petrus van der Velden

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Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - First arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/813/otira-gorge-c-1912-by-petrus-van-der-velden (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016