National Centennial Exhibition of New Zealand Art Catalogue
R. S. Hellaby
Hellaby was born in Auckland in 1887. He first took up art seriously when he joined the Lambeth School of Art, London. Later he studied at the Julian Academy and the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. After serving in the war he exhibited at the Royal Academy. In 1923-24 he visited New Zealand and the South Sea Islands, exhibiting and studying, and on his return to England he held a one-man exhibition of the work he had done on his tour. He has exhibited extensively in England and France.
138 ARATIATIA RAPIDS (oil)
Lent by the Auckland Art Gallery