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National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue

Gottfried Lindauer

Gottfried Lindauer

Born at Pilsen, Bohemia, in 1839, Lindauer arrived in New Zealand in 1873, and devoted himself to depicting Maori life. He studied art under Fuehrich and Kuppelwieser in Vienna, and received many commissions for painting in Roman Catholic churches in Austria. Lindauer made many portraits of Maoris and otherpage 50eminent New Zealanders including Sir Walter Buller. He showed a collection of Maori pictures at the Indian and Colonial Exhibition, one of which was selected by Edward VII, then Prince of Wales. Lindauer died in 1926.

187            CHIEF TARAIA NGATUKI (oil)

Lent by the Auckland Art Gallery

188            MOTHER AND CHILD, MANAIA PAH (oil)

Lent by the Hocken Library, Dunedin