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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: Home is where the heart is

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Another Night at Home
Another Night at Home

Jennifer Dolezel

Production date
1987
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
525 x 645 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/40/3
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Colour Card Family
Colour Card Family

Ian Scott

Production date
1966
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
1730 x 1730 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Nan Corson and Chris Corson-Scott, 2014
Accession no
2014/29/6
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Fred and Myrtle Flutey's paua shell parlour, Bluff
Fred and Myrtle Flutey's paua shell parlour, Bluff

Robin Morrison

Production date
1981
Medium
cibachrome
Size (h x w)
266 x 399 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/49/4
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Lifting my mother for as long as I can (2007)
Lifting my mother for as long as I can (2007)

Campbell Patterson

Production date
2007
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, stereo sound, 19" LCD monitor
Size (h x w)
3min 2sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki and Chartwell Collection, purchased 2011
Accession no
2011/24/2
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"Let us drink to the Health of the Absent," said Petitpere, Solemnly
"Let us drink to the Health of the Absent," said Petitpere, Solemnly

Studio of Swain Joseph Swain Francis Walker

Production date
19th century
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
146 x 227 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/159
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A Neapolitan interior
A Neapolitan interior

Giuseppe Costantini

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
270 x 364 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1884
Accession no
M1884/2/39
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A Peasant Family at Dinner
A Peasant Family at Dinner

Pierre Wille

Production date
1771
Medium
brown wash over black chalk
Size (h x w)
302 x 378 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/23/3
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Auckland, 21 October 1993 (Family/trinity image)
Auckland, 21 October 1993 (Family/trinity image)

Laurence Aberhart

Production date
1993
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
190 x 243 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1994
Accession no
1994/9/2
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Final Domestic Expose - I paint Myself
Final Domestic Expose - I paint Myself

Jacqueline Fahey

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Production date
1981-1982
Medium
oil and collage on board
Size (h x w)
975 x 1882 x 66 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/47
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Mother and three children (A Busy housewife)
Mother and three children (A Busy housewife)

Bernard de Hoog

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
800 x 1005 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Bequest of Mr William Elliot, 1941
Accession no
1941/3/2
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Large composition with Harry folding napkin
Large composition with Harry folding napkin

Michael Smither

Production date
1968
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
1272 x 971 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2008
Accession no
2008/16/2
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Family group
Family group

Petrus van der Velden

Production date
Unknown
Medium
chalk
Size (h x w)
149 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1938
Accession no
1938/7

Online Collection: Maori Portraits by Gottfried Lindauer

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Anehana
Anehana

Gottfried Lindauer

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Production date
1897
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
986 x 838 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/2
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Rangi Topeora
Rangi Topeora

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
770 x 665 x 68 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/53
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Major Ropata Wahawaha NZC
Major Ropata Wahawaha NZC

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1890
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1474 x 1006 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/20
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Paratene Te Manu
Paratene Te Manu

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
834 x 714 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/67
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Heeni Hirini and child [previously known as Ana Rupene and child]
Heeni Hirini and child [previously known as Ana Rupene and child]

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1878
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
814 x 690 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/1
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Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia
Taraia Ngakuti Te Tumuhuia

Gottfried Lindauer

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Production date
1874
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
993 x 844 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/41
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Kuinioroa, Daughter of Rangi Kopinga - Te Rangi Pikinga
Kuinioroa, Daughter of Rangi Kopinga - Te Rangi Pikinga

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 660 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/19
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Te Paea Hinerangi (Guide Sophia)
Te Paea Hinerangi (Guide Sophia)

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1896
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
830 x 717 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/34
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Major Waata Kukutai
Major Waata Kukutai

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
768 x 660 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/64
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Hon Wiremu Tako Ngatata Te Teoteo MLC
Hon Wiremu Tako Ngatata Te Teoteo MLC

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1880
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
663 x 585 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/11
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Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa
Kamariera Te Hau Takiri Wharepapa

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1895
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
830 x 717 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/43
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Renata Kawepo, Tama ki Hikurangi 1885
Renata Kawepo, Tama ki Hikurangi 1885

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1885
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
830 x 718 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/30
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Tuhoto Ariki
Tuhoto Ariki

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1894
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
835 x 716 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/55
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Te Hapuku
Te Hapuku

Gottfried Lindauer

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Production date
1877
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
995 x 844 x 73 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/42
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Rewi Manga Maniapoto
Rewi Manga Maniapoto

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1882
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
996 x 842 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/32
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Tamati Waka Nene
Tamati Waka Nene

Gottfried Lindauer

Production date
1890
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1019 x 842 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr H E Partridge, 1915
Accession no
1915/2/38

Online Collection: Autumn

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The Threshing Machine
The Threshing Machine

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1919
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
430 x 382 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Ernest Davis, 1937
Accession no
1937/4/1
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A Sussex Autumn
A Sussex Autumn

Henry La Thangue

Production date
1907
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1208 x 1080 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Frame sponsored by Barbara and Georgina Watson, Wellington.
Accession no
M1907/1
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The Fall of the Leaf
The Fall of the Leaf

Sybil Andrews

Production date
1934
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
387 x 294 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell
Accession no
1953/2/149
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Autumn Midnight
Autumn Midnight

Eric Gill

Production date
1923
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
115 x 79 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr R Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/276
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Still life: bottle and apples
Still life: bottle and apples

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
317 x 412 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the aid of a grant from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1970
Accession no
1970/1/3
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Harvest Time, Goulburn Valley, Victoria
Harvest Time, Goulburn Valley, Victoria

Carlyle Jackson

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
349 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman G Clark, 1927
Accession no
1927/3/1
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Harvest
Harvest

Ethel Spowers

Production date
1932
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
178 x 283 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/134
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Kôdai-ji aki no kei (Autumn Scene at Kôdai-ji Temple)
Kôdai-ji aki no kei (Autumn Scene at Kôdai-ji Temple)

Hasegawa Sodanobu I

Production date
1870-1871
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
171 x 237 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M184
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A Village fair (Village festival in honour of Saint Hubert and Saint Anthony)
A Village fair (Village festival in honour of Saint Hubert and Saint Anthony)

Pieter Brueghel the Younger

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Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1118 x 1651 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
M1961/1
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Autumn Roses
Autumn Roses

Robert Anning Bell

Production date
1906
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
519 x 770 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1912
Accession no
1912/4
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Late Harvest
Late Harvest

Eileen Mayo

Production date
1966
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
360 x 560 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/22
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Threshing
Threshing

Clare Leighton

Production date
circa 1933
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
287 x 381 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/215