JEWELLERY, FINE & APPLIED ART AUCTION Tuesday, 22 March 2022 - 10:00 AM start

Charles Frederick Goldie, manuscript inscribed, signed and dated print,

Realised: $7,500 plus premium

Lot Details

the portrait of Pani of the Ngātiawa Tribe. The sitter's head held in her hands and downcast eyes evoke a sense of sadness and contemplation. Goldie's portrayal of what he believed was a dying race. Inscribed - "Thoughts" for R. H. Wardell, C.F. Goldie, May '37. 250 x 190mm Cf. C.F. Goldie "Prints, Drawings & Criticism" page 191. The original artwork of Pani entitled "Memories, The Last of Her Tribe". Colour prints are recorded as being made in 1943, '48 and '68 (the current example predates these evidently by the inscription, signature and date.) The author notes in the Introduction: "Not all prints may be included ..." " As well, some Goldie paintings and prints have been reproduced with insufficient information to allow identification of date and place of publication and details of publisher and/or printer."