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Flood, Hawke's Bay
Flood, Hawke’s Bay 1955
oil on canvas, 452 x 485 mm
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Bequest of George Allison Eiby, 1992
This artwork is featured in Te Papa's Collections Online
Like many of Rita Angus’s landscapes, Flood, Hawke’s Bay is made up of layers that seem to stack one on top of another. Buildings and animals perch on the hills like a scene in a children’s picture book – brimming with detail and glowing with colour.
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