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Maori Girl - Gottfried Lindauer Canvas

$56.99

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Story

Commissioned portraits gave Māori control over how they were represented. This portrait was probably painted for this unidentified girl or her whānau [family]. Gottfried Lindauer’s portraits of Māori painted for Pākehā usually feature customary adornment and clothing. But this elegant young woman wears beautifully tailored European clothing – her own choice of personal expression. <br/> <br> Lindauer painted many portraits for Māori clients from the mid 1870s. For his sitters, portraiture was another way of representing themselves, in addition to whakairo [carving] and other art forms.

Materials

Our fine art canvases transform any image into a beautiful work of art. Each one is produced using a giclée fine art printing process and hand finished by our experienced canvas framing team. - 100+ year colour guarantee - Two canvas edge finishing options: white, or image wrap - Professional artist stretcher bars milled from the finest quality kiln-dried knotless pine - Our canvas material is a finely textured artist-grade cotton canvas which consistently reproduces image details with outstanding clarity and detail.