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Letter concerning the exhibition 'Canterbury Confrontations'

Collection | Ref # ARCHIVE 47 | Held by Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

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Letter concerning the exhibition 'Canterbury Confrontations'


Fomison, Tony

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1 leaf measuring 21cm, in folder 38cm

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A hand-written letter from Tony Fomison to Brian Muir, director of the Robert McDougall Art Gallery, concerning the exhibition 'Canterbury Confrontations', held in March 1973. For this exhibition, Christchurch artists were paired, at random, to paint each other's portraits. In this letter Fomison asks to paint Leo Bensemann.

Dates covered:

1973 - 1973

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