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Outstanding Price Achieved for the Rare NZ ‘Misstresspiece’ Rita Angus - Mount Stewart

Dunbar Sloane is proud to present this outstanding work by New Zealand icon & artistic treasure Rita Angus’ Mt Stewart, Waiau, North Canterbury for auction for the first time since 1985.

At auction, we are delighted to anounce that the Rita Angus sold for an outstanding $325,800. 

A true pioneer of modern art in New Zealand, Angus’ works are among the nations best-loved paintings - her beloved Cass is an icon of 20th-century New Zealand art. Mt Stewart, Waiau, North Canterbury, completed c.1931-2 has been identified as Angus’ most significant pre-Cass landscape.
Ninety years after it was painted Mt Stewart, Waiau, North Canterbury remains as vivid and captivating as the day it was painted, a true ‘mistresspiece’ of New Zealand art.

 

The work was auctioned Wednesday 11th August, 6pm
at Dunbar Sloane Ltd, Kiwi Wealth House, 94 Featherston Street, Wellington.

 

 

 

 

 

Lot 28: Rita Angus Mount Stewart, Waiau, North Canterbury oil on hardboard Est $180,000 - 280,000