Hipkins, Roland
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Oil on canvas depicting the ruins of Napier after the 1931 earthquake and fire. The work features modernist art deco buildings under construction in the background and sprouting native tree ferns emerging in the foreground around the ruins of St Paul's Church.

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Height x Width: 950 x 1070mm
Roland Hipkins, Signature, Handwritten
Rennaissance / by Roland Hipkins / £100gns., Inscription, Handwritten
Renaissance / by Roland Hipkins (1894-1951). / Pres: the de Beer family London 1952 / This represents the rise of Napier / after the earthquake of 1931., Inscription, Engraved
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gifted by the de Beer Family
Reproduced with kind permission from Michael Roland Hipkins, Melbourne
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51/125, 6064
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