Portrait of a Boy - Rita Angus 1957

Rita Angus (New Zealand 1908 - Head of a Maori Boy, o/c, ca. Collection Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, NZ.

Rita Angus, "Self Portrait in Green Jacket"

'Self Portrait in Green Jacket' by Rita Angus Oil on canvas, 470 x 380 mm

Rita Angus - The Aviatrix  1933  oil on canvas, 530 x 450 mm  Post Family Trust Collection

Rita Angus - The Aviatrix 1933 oil on canvas, 530 x 450 mm Post Family Trust Collection

Rita Angus (NZ 1908-1970), Portrait of Douglas Angus, o/c, 1940. Douglas Angus arrived in Christchurch for a rowing tournament, disappointed to be billeted with his big sister Rita. His attitude changed: “I suddenly saw walking up the platform this most striking person ... it was Rita. I was absolutely amazed ....” A friend watched Rita paint him: “His hair is the most wonderful colour, yellow gold, & Rita has got it perfectly. There is a very great warmth in the whole work.” Pvt. coll.

In Douglas Angus arrived in Christchurch for a rowing tournament. To his disappointment, he was to be billeted with his big sister Rita. His attitude, however, soon changed: ‘I suddenly saw walking up the platform this most striking person,.

"Theo Schoon" c.1941-3 by Rita Angus (New Zealand 1908 - 1970)

"Theo Schoon" by Rita Angus (New Zealand 1908 -

"Joyce Milligan" 1941 by Rita Angus (1908 - 1970)

Joyce Milligan and her husband, Roy, were well-known Christchurch pacifists. They were close friends and supporters of Rita Angus and bought many of her paintings. Angus painted Joyce Milligan surrounded by her much-loved pets – a cat, a parrot,.

Rita Angus, Houses, Wellington, 1964, builder's pencil with watercolour on paper

Rita Angus, Houses, Wellington, builder's pencil with watercolour on paper

RITA ANGUS The Artist's Studio (c.1962)

The artist’s studio, circa Rita Angus

Self-portrait with fruit, 1960-61, Rita Angus

Self-portrait with fruit by Rita Angus - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Check out Waterlillies by Rita Angus at New Zealand Fine Prints

Check out Rita Angus “Waterlillies” Print at New Zealand Fine Prints

Douglas Lilburn, 1945, Rita Angus

This portrait of the composer Douglas Lilburn – whom Rita Angus knew by his second name, Gordon – was one of her most prized works. After their love affair, Lilburn remained a crucial figure in Angus’s life – as a friend and also as a fellow artist.

Rita Angus, Wellington Rooftops

Rita Angus, Wellington Rooftops

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