Comet

Maker and role
Artist: Emily C. Harris (b.1837?, d.1925)
See full details

Object Detail


Description
Oil painting on board. The painting is a night scene looking over the Boulder Bank to Tasman Bay and hills beyond. In the foreground is a stand of trees. In the middle-distance is a body of water, with a line running through it from the left, representing the Boulder Bank. In the background is a mountain range. The sky is blue black and has two long white streaks representing the tail of a comet, as well as multiple white spots, representing stars. The painting has a dark palette of colours.

The painting is signed 'EC Harris'.
Object type
Media and materials
Measurements
Composition = 339 h x 436 w
Measurements
Composition = Height x Width (mm) = 339 x 436mm
Subjects
Astronomy Nelson City
Subject category
AC number
AC807
Credit line
Emily Harris (b.1837-1925). Comet, [no date]. Oil painting on board. Nelson Provincial Museum, Bett Loan Collection: AC807

Collection type


Colours


Subject Auto Tags


Share

Comments


Be the first to comment.