Goldie painting of Rutene Te Uamairangi, a Kingite Warrior of Taupo.

Goldie painting of Rutene Te Uamairangi, a Kingite Warrior of Taupo.

One of the paintings on the staircase at my parents home. Portrait of Te Aho-te-Rangi Wharepu, Ngati Mahuta. Also known as “A Good Joke”

One of the paintings on the staircase at my parents home. Portrait of Te Aho-te-Rangi Wharepu, Ngati Mahuta. Also known as “A Good Joke”

Charles Goldie $200,000-$300,000

Charles Goldie $200,000-$300,000

Gottfried Lindauer (1839-1926). His Czech name as Bohumír Lindauer. Lindauer was born in of Plzeň (Pilsen), Western Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now part of the Czech Republic). To avoid being drafted to the Austrian military service he left for Germany and in 1874 boarded a boat to New Zealand. Many prominent Māori chiefs commissioned his work, which accurately records their facial tattoos, clothing, ornaments and weapons.

Gottfried Lindauer (1839-1926). His Czech name as Bohumír Lindauer. Lindauer was born in of Plzeň (Pilsen), Western Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (now part of the Czech Republic). To avoid being drafted to the Austrian military service he left for Germany and in 1874 boarded a boat to New Zealand. Many prominent Māori chiefs commissioned his work, which accurately records their facial tattoos, clothing, ornaments and weapons.

A Maori Chieftainess by Charles Frederick Goldie More

A Maori Chieftainess by Charles Frederick Goldie More

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