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Auckland Art Gallery holds a large and significant permanent collection of New Zealand art. Alongside historic, modern and contemporary New Zealand art, we care for and display outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as international paintings, sculptures and prints ranging in date from the 11th century to the present day.

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Online Collection: In memory of Peter Nicholls (1936-2021)

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Spine
Spine

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1986
Medium
Australian hardwood
Size (h x w)
3500 x 2000 x 1900 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/2/4
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Spine (preparatory drawing no.1)
Spine (preparatory drawing no.1)

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1986
Medium
pencil, crayon, black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
418 x 296 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Artist, 1986
Accession no
1986/3/8
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New Land III
New Land III

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1975
Medium
totara and steel sculpture
Size (h x w)
1000 x 2700 x 2000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/38/1
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Working Drawing II
Working Drawing II

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1975
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
537 x 743 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/38/3
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Spine (preparatory drawing no.2)
Spine (preparatory drawing no.2)

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1986
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
415 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1986
Accession no
1986/3/9
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Peter Nicholls
Peter Nicholls

Alan Pearson

Production date
1986
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
396 x 208 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1995
Accession no
1995/14
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Portrait of the sculptor Peter Nicholls
Portrait of the sculptor Peter Nicholls

Alan Pearson

Production date
1986
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
910 x 837 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/27
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Spine (preparatory drawing no.3)
Spine (preparatory drawing no.3)

Peter Nicholls

Production date
1986
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
420 x 295 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1986
Accession no
1986/3/10