Colin McCAHON, Caltex 1 Enlarge 1 /1


Timaru, New Zealand 1919 – Auckland, New Zealand 1987

Caltex 1 1965 Place made: Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and acrylic paint Support: thick black paper mounted on cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on mount lower right in ballpoint pen, 'Colin McCahon 65'. Inscribed as image, 'CALTEX' Inscribed verso of mount upper right in ballpoint pen, 'Colin McCahon / Submission 1'.
Dimensions: image 50.6 h x 81.4 w cm sheet 50.6 h x 81.4 w cm backing sheet 81.0 h x 102.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.2275
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Peter McLeavey Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, October 1981.