“Last laugh” The pieces in this painting represent the extinction of the Laughing Owl (Maori name Whekau) thought to be due to the European settlers arriving in New Zealand as a result of bringing cats and dogs. The teal cup - inspired by the turquoise Crown Lynn cups commission for Air New Zealand in 1965 and the English rose. The last laugh is with the owl, who is clutching the dog or cats collar.
Avaliable A3 or A4 printed on fine art paper and signed by artist, plus matt board.
New Zealand made
N.B the artworks are visually inspired by history and are not meant to be a factual representation of the history of New Zealand.