Collection of Clare and Mervyn Wrathall, Whakatane.
Acquired from Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, 1970.
Taranaki Review, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, 1970.Literature
“Picture of a Spring.” Taranaki Daily News, July 11, 1970. Don Abbott, Vivid: The Paul Hartigan Story (Auckland: RF Books, 2015), 29.
At first sight it may seem simple and exuberant, but Paul Hartigan’s Spring is unparalleled in New Zealand art. It was painted in 1970 by a young artist intent on pla...