Painted Histories: Early Maori Figurative Painting

Author(s): Roger Neich

Maori & Pacific

This volume explores the flowering of figurative painting in the decoration of Maori meeting houses in the latter half of the 19th century. This style was created in response to missionary criticism of Maori church decoration, and later developed several distinctive figurative traditions.

Book plate on front endpaper


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781869400873
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : Auckland University Press
  • : 0.879
  • : November 1993
  • : 250mm X 185mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Roger Neich
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 342
  • : 48pp colour illustrations, 185 halftones, maps, diagrams, sketches, bibliography