A descendant of the pioneering Deans family of Riccarton, Alistair Austen Deans is recognised as one of New Zealand's most outstanding artists. During World War 11, Austen was an assistant to NZ war artist, Peter McIntyre. Once back in New Zealand he and his family settled at Peel Forest near where this scene was painted. His passion for, and intimate knowledge of, the rugged South Island landscape, from time tramping and climbing, is evident is Deans’ paintings.
Image Dimensions: 360mm W x 240mm H
Framed Dimensions: 540mm W x 440mm H