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Young Green Tree Gecko

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  • Description

    The green tree gecko Naultinus elegans is resident in the Hauraki Gulf and is a protected species. Artwork includes artist's annotations in pencil: "Young green tree gecko (Naultinus elegans) found throughout North Is. Chatters when disturbed"; "Taraire tree (Beilschmiedia tarairi)" and "Russell Jackson 'Wildflife in NZ' page 48"

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Images and documents



  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    Young Green Tree Gecko
  • Primary Maker

     Russell Jackson (Artist)

  • Date
    Circa 1980
  • Signature/marks

    Artist's name inscribed in pencil at bottom of artwork

  • Physical Description

    554 x 460 x 20mm (framed)

    137 x 202mm (sight)

    Framed and glazed, mounted in double mat

  • Level of Current Record
    Single Item
  • Media/Materials
    ink and wash on paper, pencil annotations
  • Subject Category
  • Provenance Details
    This artwork, along with PD-2019-8-2 and PD-2019-3, hung for many years in the artist's domestic environment before being offered for auction. Lot 69, purchased from Webb's May Art Online auction 8-15 May 2019.
    Inscriptions on the frame's backing board read 'R. JACKSON' 'STOCK: 9728'
  • Copyright
    All rights reserved
  • Last Update
    06 Dec 2022

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