Gottfried Lindauer, Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero, the second Maori King, c. 1885. Tukaroto Matutaera Potatau Te Wherowhero Tawhiao, the second Māori king, is clearly presented by Lindauer as a leading rangatira, with full-facial moko, huia feathers, pounamu ear ornament and a kahu kiwi (kiwi feather cloak).
Hinepare - A Woman of the Ngāti Kahungunu Tribe
A half-length portrait of a Maori woman painted by the New Zealand artist Gottfried Lindauer (1839 to 1926 CE). Hinepare is wearing a hei-tiki around her neck...
Surprise in quest for lost Lindauer portraits
A quest to find lost portraits by 19th-century artist Gottfried Lindauer has uncovered 12 paintings, including one that art experts didn't know existed.
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Mrs Mihiterina Takamoana, Napier, New Zealand." Oil on canvas by Gottfied Lindauer, 1887. Moko/tattoo for Maori women was applied mainly on the lips and chin, and signalled status, rank and beauty. To qualify for the latter, a combination of full lips of bluish hue was the height of feminine beauty. A red lip was looked upon as a reproach or disfigurement. Mrs Takamoana's less-full, upper lip, has been enhanced with tattooed lines, giving it an illusion of fullness. Museum of New Zealand Te…