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Te Haerenga | The Passage
Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

Te Haerenga | The Passage

FREE

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Takoto
Takoto

FREE

Takoto

FREE

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CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu
CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

CULTURAL ID; Marae, Maunga, Motu

FREE

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Puhoro
Puhoro

FREE

Puhoro

FREE

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Kintsugi workshop - September
Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs.

Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for precision
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson as she reconstructs the artistic dialogue between Dutch abstract painter, Piet Mondrian and his younger British colleague, Ben Nicholson. Their relationship flourished in north London in late 1938, when the two friends worked side by side in neighbouring studios as the clouds of World War II gathered. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Ben Nicholson, Piet Mondrian and the quest for preci...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson to hear the story behind the creation of Claude Monet’s extraordinary water gardens at Giverny and the evolution of his Japanese bridge series, culminating in a discussion of a late bridge painting made by Monet, on loan at the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Monet’s Garden and the Japanese Bridge

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

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Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track
Moderna and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track

12–1pm

FREE

Join Giuseppe Gallina for this illustrated talk to learn about Modena and Ferrara: Art cities off the beaten track.

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Discovering what's new with FamilySearch
Discovering what's new with FamilySearch

12–1pm

FREE

A refresher and an update to what's new with FamilySearch's New Zealand and Pacific operations manager Mike Higgins.

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Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt
Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt returns with an exciting two-day workshop (two consecutive Sundays) dedicated to developing your visual language. Expand your skillset through curated practical exercises and gain an advanced understanding of photography as a storytelling medium.

Advanced Photography with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

Earlybird Members $225 (book before 1 April), Members $250, Non-Members $300 (includes a membership) Book now

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

In advance of an exhibition on the history and meanings of colour (2022), Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson explores exuberant paintings of British painter Howard Hodgkin through his relationship to India and its artistic traditions. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. Please note, this lecture will be held onsite in the Gallery Auditorium. As spaces are limited, please register for a free ticket using the booking link.

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Howard Hodgkin and India

6 – 7pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only (RSVP required) Book now

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Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton
Te Haerenga | A conversation with Shane Cotton

12.30–1.30pm

Free for Members

Honoa ki te hono tawhiti ka kitea ai ki nga ringatoi Māori o enei rā. | Connect to the ancient past and see it through contemporary Māori artists. Journey with the artist, Shane Cotton and Senior Curator of International Art, Sophie Matthiesson as they explore the significance of vessels like the one central to the exhibition design, Te Puawai (pictured). During their midday conversation, they’ll explore the curatorial thinking behind Te Haerenga | The Passage.

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The stories we tell...
The stories we tell...

12–1pm

FREE

Join Principal Oral History Advisor Sue Berman to learn about the Auckland Stories archive and hear "The stories we tell...".

The stories we tell...

12–1pm

FREE

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Book event: The Back of the Painting
Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15, Volunteer Guides Free Book now

The authors of The Back of the Painting: Secrets and stories from art conservation – Linda Waters, Jenny Sherman and Sarah Hillary – convene for a lively discussion of their new book.

Book event: The Back of the Painting

2–3pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15, Volunteer Guides Free Book now

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has sold out.

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs.

SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - May

10.30am–1.30pm

Members $135, Non-Members $190 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions
Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

Each month, we’re passing the mic to the people we work with to share the stories from the Back Office. Be it their favourite artwork, research or experiences on the job, they’ll be sharing their projects and passions.

 

Back Office: Archiving Exhibitions

5:30–6pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays
Lieutenant Cooper's summer holidays

12–1pm

FREE

Join historian and former research librarian David Verran to find out what Lieutenant Cooper did in his summer holidays in 1850.

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Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury
Walters Prize: Kōrero with the jury

11am—12pm

FREE

The Walters Prize is Aotearoa New Zealand’s most significant contemporary art award. Established in 2002, this year will be the tenth iteration of the Walters Prize, which was conceived as a platform to foreground excellence in the visual arts. Come and hear the jury discussing four artworks, selected for their outstanding contributions to contemporary art in New Zealand in the preceding two-year period.

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Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon
Jean Wishart: Publishing Icon

12–1pm

FREE

Join author and former editor Jenny Lynch to hear about the late Jean Wishart and her successful development of New Zealand Woman's Weekly.

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SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May
SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May

10.30am–3.30pm

Members $150, Non-Members $200 (includes a Membership) Book now

Please note: This event has sold out.

Artist and maker, Vita Cochran will teach you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Recycle materials in an innovative way to create an original artwork imbued with history.

SOLD OUT: Rag rugging workshop with Vita Cochran – May

10.30am–3.30pm

Members $150, Non-Members $200 (includes a Membership) Book now

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100 Years of Curtain Calls
100 Years of Curtain Calls

12–1pm

FREE

Join us for this NZ Music Month event and hear Dr Julie Jackson-Tretchikoff as she entertains us with the remarkable story of 100 years of Auckland Music Theatre.

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Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021
Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021

9am—6pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

Professional Learning Day for Art Educators – May 2021

9am—6pm

FREE (limited spots, registration required)

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First Impressions: Printmaking in 19th-Century France
First Impressions: Printmaking in 19th-Century France

6–7pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15 Book now

Exploring hidden gems from Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, guest speaker Dr Rachel Skokowski will trace the key developments and debates that revolutionized 19th-century printmaking.

First Impressions: Printmaking in 19th-Century France

6–7pm

Students $5, Members $10, Non-Members $15 Book now

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SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery
SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

Please note: this programme is now sold out. Check back in June for more school holiday programming. 

School holiday programmes with activities inspired by Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

SOLD OUT: April School Holiday Programmes at the Gallery

9am–3pm

$80 (+booking fees) per child, per day | $350 (+booking fees) per child, 5 days Book now

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

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Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing
Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 30 Apr 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 30 Apr 2021

FREE

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Gallery tours
Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

FREE

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is here to introduce you to the art, artists, stories and histories that make up our Gallery.

Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

FREE

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Hīkoi to Britomart
Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 2pm | 2pm everyday during school holidays

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Buy tickets

Grab your walking shoes and join one of our kaiārahi/tour guides to explore significant Māori public artworks in the heart of Tāmaki Makaurau.

Hīkoi to Britomart

Sat & Sun, 2pm | 2pm everyday during school holidays

$25 or $22.50 (special Members price) plus service fees | Under 12s free with accompanying adult Buy tickets

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Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!
Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

Whānau drop-ins are free, family-focused workshops held every Saturday and Sunday from 11am–3pm.

 

 

 

 

 

Whānau drop-ins – New activities each weekend!

Sat & Sun 11am–3pm, public holidays and every day during school holidays

FREE

Artworks

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Threshing Machine
Threshing Machine

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1918-circa 1919
Medium
gouache, pencil and charcoal
Size (h x w)
548 x 704 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Jetta and Bruce Cornish
Accession no
2015/6
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Woman with Pearls (Dorothy Selby)
Woman with Pearls (Dorothy Selby)

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1930
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
405 x 297 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Gerald Selby, from the estate of Dorothy Selby, 1954
Accession no
1954/10/1
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Normandy Vegetable Market
Normandy Vegetable Market

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1920
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
468 x 425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/26
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The Elevator
The Elevator

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1940
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
550 x 710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/1
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Eggs and Ferns
Eggs and Ferns

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1931
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
530 x 458 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/3
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Boys Heads, Tréboul
Boys Heads, Tréboul

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1927
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
400 x 490 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/8
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Foliage in China
Foliage in China

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1932
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
533 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/21
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Arrangement of Jugs
Arrangement of Jugs

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1938
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
457 x 610 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss H Ritchie, 1956
Accession no
1956/21
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The Spanish Well, Purbeck
The Spanish Well, Purbeck

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1945
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
860 x 835 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mr P D Hodgkins, 1959
Accession no
1959/14/1
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Lancashire Family
Lancashire Family

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1927
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
830 x 847 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1963
Accession no
1963/11/1
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Basket of Fruit. [verso: Landscape - Note for Colour].
Basket of Fruit. [verso: Landscape - Note for Colour].

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1935
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
310 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/28/6
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Vase with Handles - Notes for Colour
Vase with Handles - Notes for Colour

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1929
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
311 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/28/1
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Untitled [Beach scene]
Untitled [Beach scene]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour and charcoal
Size (h x w)
480 x 632 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/13
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Untitled [Laying the Table]
Untitled [Laying the Table]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour, charcoal and gouache
Size (h x w)
755 x 730 x 33 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Maurice and Beverley Allen, 2007
Accession no
2007/8/20
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Untitled [The Watermelon Seller]
Untitled [The Watermelon Seller]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1903
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
566 x 472 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/1
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Untitled [Woman Sewing with Children]
Untitled [Woman Sewing with Children]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1910
Medium
watercolour, charcoal and pencil
Size (h x w)
382 x 284 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/8
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Untitled [Fishing Boats]
Untitled [Fishing Boats]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1910
Medium
watercolour and charcoal
Size (h x w)
303 x 298 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/15
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Head of a Girl
Head of a Girl

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1934
Medium
black chalk, pencil
Size (h x w)
270 x 235 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/42/4
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Red Jug
Red Jug

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1931
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
838 x 748 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/46/1
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By the Brook
By the Brook

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1917
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
524 x 492 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/5/2
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Untitled [Still Life with a Bottle]
Untitled [Still Life with a Bottle]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1908
Medium
oil on paper
Size (h x w)
465 x 635 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/12
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Untitled [Still Life with a Bunch of Flowers]
Untitled [Still Life with a Bunch of Flowers]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1908
Medium
gouache and watercolour on cardboard
Size (h x w)
312 x 453 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/7
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Untitled [Boats by the Harbour Wall]
Untitled [Boats by the Harbour Wall]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1911
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
735 x 740 x 33 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/19
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Landscape [Ludlow Castle]
Landscape [Ludlow Castle]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1919
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
597 x 597 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Ernest Davis, 1937
Accession no
1937/4/2
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Spanish Shrine
Spanish Shrine

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1933-1935
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
965 x 1236 x 80 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/8
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The White Urn
The White Urn

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1926
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
238 x 329 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/7
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The Root Crop
The Root Crop

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1943
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
382 x 566 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/2
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Ornaments
Ornaments

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1942
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
565 x 384 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/28
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Study of a Model
Study of a Model

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1925
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
370 x 267 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/20/6
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A Market Scene (The Market)
A Market Scene (The Market)

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1928
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
400 x 446 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1964
Accession no
1964/6
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Dish of Fruit - Notes for Colour. [verso: Cityscape].
Dish of Fruit - Notes for Colour. [verso: Cityscape].

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1935
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
230 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/28/5
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On the Road to Mousehole
On the Road to Mousehole

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1902
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
292 x 152 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/20
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Summer House
Summer House

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1930
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
495 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/30/1
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My Landlady
My Landlady

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1918
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
413 x 438 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1936
Accession no
1936/5/1
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Untitled [Mother and Child]
Untitled [Mother and Child]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1903
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
970 x 720 x 33 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/2
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Untitled [Sleeping Child]
Untitled [Sleeping Child]

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
360 x 348 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2007
Accession no
2007/8/14
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E.H. McCormick Archive of Frances Hodgkins' Letters
E.H. McCormick Archive of Frances Hodgkins' Letters
Production date
1875-1946
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2001/25

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