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E Mervyn Taylor
Maui fleeing from Mahuika
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

A masterpiece of registration

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Artist: E Mervyn Taylor (1906-1964)
Title: Maui fleeing from Mahuika
Date: 1952
School: New Zealand
Medium: four-colour linocut
Dimensions: 335 x 265mm (image)
Watermark: none
Inscriptions/marks: On the support in pencil lower left to lower right <<Maui fleeing from Mahuika…Ed/24….E. Mervyn Taylor>>
Condition: fine condition with typical matt burn outside the image
Description: scene from the Legend of Maui series
Reference: Bryan James, E. Mervyn Taylor Artist: Craftsman, Wellington: Steele Roberts, 2006, p. 86.
Provenance: Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, Sale 1512, 22 April 2021, lot 0134