Portrait of Paora Tuhaere

Portrait of Paora Tuhaere, 1895, Gottfried Lindauer

Portrait of Paora Tuhaere is an Oil on Canvas Painting created by Gottfried Lindauer in 1895. It lives at the Auckland Art Gallery in New Zealand. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Portraits. SourceDownload

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Paora Tuhaere was the leading chief and historian of the Auckland iwi Ngāti Whatua tribe of New Zealand’s native Māori people. Tuhaere was a Christian preacher and advocate for peaceful relationships with the colonial european government.

“The laws of England shield us from the hand of the aggressor, we live happy and at peace, and rejoice to welcome those who, like you, come to us on a mission of goodwill!” — from a speach to immigrants from Dalmatia (Croatia)

Reed Enger, "Portrait of Paora Tuhaere," in Obelisk Art History, Published April 30, 2016; last modified May 19, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/gottfried-lindauer/portrait-of-paora-tuhaere/.

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