MAY ANTIQUE, JEWELLERY AND ART AUCTION Tuesday, 24 May 2022 - 10:00 AM start

John Weeks (UK NZ 1888-1965)

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Lot Details

'Cloth Hall Ruins, Ypres' watercolour, signed, titled in pencil verso 120 x 167mm. Considerable work damage to left side of image. Two companion works sold 2016, International Art Centre auction. John Weeks served with the New Zealand Field Ambulance of the New Zealand Medical Corps in WWI and sustained injuries. Auckland Museum holds seven small watercolours painted whilst on active service in 1918. After the war, Weeks joined with fellow artists Francis McCracken and Robert Johnson touring 250 paintings and drawings throughout New Zealand in The Soldiers' Exhibition