christiesinc This dazzling canvas by Colin John McCahon, one of New Zealand’s leading twentieth-century painters, depicts French Bay, a small cove on the Manukau Harbour near Auckland, New Zealand.⠀ .⠀ The work shows the influence of the French cubists on McCahon, which he studied in Melbourne shortly before his move to Auckland from the South Island.⠀ .⠀ Colin John McCahon (1919-1987), 'French Bay, 1957', 1957. 19 x 23 1/4 in. (48.2 x 59cm.) Estimate: £40,000–60,000.⠀ .⠀ Topographical Pictures with Australian Art – 14 December at Christie’s London.⠀ .⠀ #art #artist #artwork #colinmccahon #newzealand #frenchbay #auckland #painting #abstractart

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