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Nancy Bolton
Tiger Lilies
Christchurch Art Gallery
Te Puna o Waiwhetū

A rare still-life by Australian-born Nancy Bolton

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Artist: Nancy Bolton (1913-2004)
Title: Tiger Lilies
Date: 1940s?
School: Australia/New Zealand
Medium: linocut
Dimensions: 160 x 125mm (image), 182 x 149mm (sheet)
Watermark: none
Inscriptions/marks: in the image lower right artist’s monogramme <<NB>>; on the support lower left in pencil <<Tiger Lilies>>; on the support lower right in pencil <<Nancy Bolton>>
Condition: good
Description: linocut printed on thin Japanese (?) paper. Nancy Bolton was born in Sydney, trained at the East Sydney Technical College. Came to New Zealand in 1939. Married Professor Parker. Returned to Australia in 1955 and married Geoffrey Sawer in 1971 (source: National Library of New Zealand)