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Thomas Gulliver
Reflections (The Wharf)

Rare print by one of the founder members of the Quoin Club, Auckland

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Artist: Thomas Ralph de Vere (T.V.) Gulliver (1891-1933)
Title: Reflections (The Wharf)
Date: 1922
School: New Zealand
Medium: linocut
Dimensions: 143 x 97mm (image), 167 x 265mm (sheet)
Watermark: none
Inscriptions/marks: artist’s monogramme in the image lower left, on the support lower left in pencil <<Q.C. 17/25>>, on the support lower right in pencil <<T.V. Gulliver 1922>>
Condition: small tear lower right above the artist’s signature, currently stuck down on mount at edges beyond the image, worm holes top of sheet not encroaching  on image.

Description: View of reflections on water under a wharf. Published by the Quoin Club in 1922.
Reference: Gail Ross, ‘New Zealand Prints 1900-1950: An Unseen Heritage’, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Canterbury, 2006, vol. II, p. 36. See Auckland Art Gallery for two other impressions of this print.

Provenance: Dunbar Sloane, Wellington, 2001