On the first day of Christmas......

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Monday 14 December 2009
Sarah Eades

A Christmas Art Challenge 

Here we go, it begins:

On the first day of Christmas
my true love gave to me
a partridge in a
pear tree

Entries are below, i'll leave it to you, the readers, to decide who the winner is.
Leave a comment to vote.
 
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Paul Comolera, Partridge, bronze
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885


This next one is still in copyright so until i figure out if i can display it you need to click the link below:

Fred Graham, He Manu Apo Kai Ngahere, 1995, wood and steel
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 1995

***New entry****
Apologies for missing this one out :

Pear and Rose by Rene Magrittehttp://collection.aucklandartgallery.govt.nz/collection/results.do?view=detail&db=object&id=3788

and kiwi style:

On the first day of Christmas
my true love gave to me
a pukeko in a
ponga tree


Percy Bagnall, Pukeko, 1919, colour lithograph
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, transferred from the Auckland Public Library, 1932

 

If you think you can do better, submit your idea for tomorrow (2 Turtle Doves or Two kumera). Remember it must be from our collection and preferably out of copyright so I can show the image.

The winner/s of today's challenge will be announced in tomorrow's post.