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A New Zealand artist donates $100k painting to Scottish gallery

A New Zealand artist has donated a painting worth tens of thousands of dollars to the city of Dundee in Scotland.
Ron Stenberg, has donated his painting Two Auld Wifies, which he painted in 1982, to the McManus Galleries.
The painting shows two women chatting on a bench outside Boots the Chemist in Dundee after their daily shop.
"At the end of Reform Street, there's this little wee square, and seats in it, and they always sat outside Boots the chemist, and I saw them and thought, 'oh golly they'd make a good picture', so I did sketches of them, and a little watercolour, and then a student took a black and white photo of them and gave it to me so I could get all the detail," he said.
Mr Stenberg said the Two Auld Wifies painting was taken to New York, where it was shown in an exhibition with ten other Scottish artists.
"Both my boys are Scots, they said they'd like it to go back to Dundee got in touch with gallery there and they said they'd be delighted."
Mr Stenberg returned to New Zealand in 1991.
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