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Nancy Bolton
Victoria College Wellington
Victoria University Art Collection

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Artist: Nancy Bolton (1913-2008)
Title: Victoria College Wellington
Date: 1939
School: New Zealand
Medium: linocut printed on Japanese(?) rice paper
Dimensions: 182 x 128mm (image), 210 x 159mm (support)
Watermark: none

Inscriptions/marks: in the image lower left, artist’s initials <<NB>>; on the support lower border in pencil <<Victoria College Wellington. …… Nancy Bolton>>
Condition: Overall good condition, typical matt burn but not encroaching on the image
Description: View of the Hunter Building from the north, Victoria College, Wellington (now Victoria University of Wellington Te Herenga Waka) This is from a set of 12 linocuts that Nancy Bolton made in 1939, the year she arrived in Wellington from Sydney. The prints all show Wellington scenes. Other works in the series include Cable Car and The Dominion Art Gallery and Museum, both in the collections of The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Provenance: Webb’s, Auckland, 2023