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In 1949, Rita Angus had a mental and physical breakdown, and was admitted to hospital in Christchurch. After she was released, she spent several months resting at her parents’ home in Waikanae, where she painted ‘Waterlilies’.

Details

  • Title: Waterlilies
  • Creator: Rita Angus
  • Date Created: 1950
  • Physical Dimensions: h391 x w286mm
  • Type: Painting
  • External Link: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
  • Medium: Watercolour
  • Credit Line: Purchased 1998 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. © Reproduced courtesy of the Estate of Rita Angus

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