70. Peter McIntyre (1910 - 95)
Hallett Bay, Antarctica
Oil on canvas
60 x 70 cm
est. $18,000 - 26,000
Fetched $25,500
Relative Size: Hallett Bay, Antarctica
Relative size

PROVENANCE Private Collection, Auckland New Zealand Traditional & Contemporary Paintings & Watercolours, International Art Centre, 30/09/1991

I sailed into this bay on an American naval icebreaker and was enchanted. There was no night and a hundred thousand Charlie Chaplins in white ties and tails performed for me. This, and Cook's Bay in Moorea, are two of the most beautiful bays in the whole of the Pacific.

Peter McIntyre, Peter McIntyre's Pacific, A H and A W Reed, 1964