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Manpower: Myths of Masculinity
Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

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Manpower: Myths of Masculinity

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Romancing the Collection
Romancing the Collection

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Romancing the Collection

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Guide Kaiārahi
Guide Kaiārahi

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Guide Kaiārahi

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now sold out. This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 19 September. It will now go ahead on Sunday 6 March 2022 (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

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 - March

10.30am–1.30pm

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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Spring Stitch Zen

10.30am—4pm

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Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Sunday 17 October. It will now go ahead on Sunday 28 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods for a fun and relaxing day of creative stitch in the Members Lounge. After a long winter, find your zen immersed in creativity and explore texture, fibres and colour. Fleur will support you to set your creativity free and make your own design using traditional and self-taught methods.

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POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics
POSTPONED: Embroidery Workshop – Creative Floral Basics

10.30am—4pm

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Please note: This event was originally scheduled for Saturday 16 October. It will now go ahead on Saturday 27 November (restrictions allowing) and ticket holders have been contacted directly.

Join contemporary embroidery artist Fleur Woods to create your own mini floral embroidery. Enjoy a day in the Members lounge surrounded by beautiful blooms and immersed in creativity as Fleur shares her favourite supplies, tips & techniques. You will be supported to create your own design and set your creativity free. 

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Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen
Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

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Texas-based professor and writer, Janine Barchas returns to New Zealand to share some surprising findings about early art rentals.

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Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

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Yoga and Art Immersion
Yoga and Art Immersion

Weekly, Tuesday class, 5.30–6.30pm, Sunday class, 9–10.00am

Public $15, Members $12

Yoga and Art Immersion

Weekly, Tuesday class, 5.30–6.30pm, Sunday class, 9–10.00am

Public $15, Members $12

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A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious
A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious

1-1.45pm

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Join us for a specially designed interactive experience of Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.  

A Slow Wander | A tour for the curious

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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

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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

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

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Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

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Gallery tours
Gallery tours

11.30am and 1.30pm daily

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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

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Artworks

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On display

Castel Sant'Angelo
Castel Sant'Angelo

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

On display

Production date
1754
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
432 x 559 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/10/1
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Not on display

Mausoleo antico cretto per le ceneri d'un Imperadore Romano ... (Ancient Mausoleum erected for the ashes of a Roman Emperor)
Mausoleo antico cretto per le ceneri d'un Imperadore Romano ... (Ancient Mausole...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
380 x 249 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/12
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Iscrizioni che sono nella presente Raccolta e prima nell' Arco di Settimio Severo in Roma ("Inscriptions in the present collection beginning with that of the Arch of Septimius Severus in Rome")
Iscrizioni che sono nella presente Raccolta e prima nell' Arco di Settimio Sever...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
238 x 356 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/19
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Nella Tav. precedente si sono dimonstrati gli Avanzi del Mausoleo, e del Ponte d'Elio Adriano sino dal loro Fondam. nell presente si riporta il Taglio, o sia Spaccato de' medesimi.  (In the previous plate the remains of the Mausoleum and the Bridge of Hadrian were illustrated right through to their foundations.  In the present plates a cua-away or section of the same is shown.)
Nella Tav. precedente si sono dimonstrati gli Avanzi del Mausoleo, e del Ponte d...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
450 x 1388 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/38
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Not on display

XXX.  Sezione di uno de' cunei del Teatro di Marcello corrispondente colle vie de' Senatori. (Section of one of the banks of seats in the Theatre of Marcellus facing the Via de' Senatori )
XXX. Sezione di uno de' cunei del Teatro di Marcello corrispondente colle vie d...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
400 x 842 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/54
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Not on display

XXXVI  Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del second' ordine del Teatro Di Marcello  (Reconstruction of details of the second order of the Theatre of Marcellus
XXXVI Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del second' ordine del Teatro Di Marc...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
439 x 248 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/60
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Not on display

XXVI.  Pianta dell' avanzo del Teatro di Marcello (Plan of the remains of the Theatre of Marcellus)
XXVI. Pianta dell' avanzo del Teatro di Marcello (Plan of the remains of the Th...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
380 x 251 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/50
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Not on display

Dimostrazione in grande di alcune delle parti del Portico d'Ottavia (Reconstruction of some of the details of the Portico of Octavia)
Dimostrazione in grande di alcune delle parti del Portico d'Ottavia (Reconstruct...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
457 x 548 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/65
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XLVI.A. Pianta dell' avanzo del Portico di Filippo (A. plan of the remains of the Portico of Philip [L. Marcius Philippus] ...)
XLVI.A. Pianta dell' avanzo del Portico di Filippo (A. plan of the remains of th...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
355 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/68
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Veduta di uno de' fianchi della facciata del portico di Ottavia (View of one of the sides of the facade of the Portico of Octavia)
Veduta di uno de' fianchi della facciata del portico di Ottavia (View of one of...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
394 x 594 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/63
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Dimostrazione dell' avanzo de' portici ch' erano d'innanzi ai Septi Giuli (Reconstruction of the remains of the arcades which were in front of the Septum Julium)
Dimostrazione dell' avanzo de' portici ch' erano d'innanzi ai Septi Giuli (Recon...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
402 x 257 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/69
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Not on display

Altra veduta interna della Villa di Mecenate in Tivoli. (Another interior view of the Villa at Maecenas, Tivoli).
Altra veduta interna della Villa di Mecenate in Tivoli. (Another interior view o...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1767
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
420 x 600 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/85
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Not on display

Veduta degli avanzi del Foro Nerva. View of the ruins of the Forum of Nerva.
Veduta degli avanzi del Foro Nerva. View of the ruins of the Forum of Nerva.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
400 x 609 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/82
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On display

Antique ancient altar with surrounding ruins
Antique ancient altar with surrounding ruins

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

On display

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching, four states with burin work
Size (h x w)
270 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/169
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Not on display

Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo. (The Piazza Quirinale, with sculpture of the Horse Tamers ).
Veduta della Piazza di Monte Cavallo. (The Piazza Quirinale, with sculpture of t...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
387 x 543 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/84
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Not on display

Carcere oscura con Antenna pel suplizio dè malfatori..  (Dark prison with a courtyard for the punishment of criminals..)
Carcere oscura con Antenna pel suplizio dè malfatori.. (Dark prison with a cour...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
384 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/83
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Not on display

Iscrizione nei lati del ponte di Rimino ... (Inscription on the side of the Rimini bridge and followed by an index of plates in the volume)
Iscrizione nei lati del ponte di Rimino ... (Inscription on the side of the Rimi...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
238 x 358 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/20
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Not on display

Title page to vol. IV, containing bridges, remains of theatres and arcades ... (Tomo quarto contenente i ponti antichi, gli avanzi de'teatri, de'portici ...)
Title page to vol. IV, containing bridges, remains of theatres and arcades ... (...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
400 x 253 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/32
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Not on display

Tempio di Giove Tonans (Temple of Jupiter Tonans [Jupiter the Thunderer])
Tempio di Giove Tonans (Temple of Jupiter Tonans [Jupiter the Thunderer])

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
420 x 542 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/22
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Not on display

Tempio antico inventato e disegnato alla maniera di quelli che si fabbricavano in onore della Dea Vesta: quindi vedesi in nmezzo la grand' Ara, sopra della quale conservavasi dalle Vergini Vestali l'inestinguibile fuoco sacro .... (Imaginary ancient temple designed in the style of those built in honour of the Goddess Vesta: in the centre is the great altar on which the Vestal Virgins preserved the inextinguishable sacred fire ...).
Tempio antico inventato e disegnato alla maniera di quelli che si fabbricavano i...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
393 x 247 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/15
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Colonna Trajana (Trajan's Column)
Colonna Trajana (Trajan's Column)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
725 x 510 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/30
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Not on display

Parte del Foro di Nerva (Part of the Forum of Nerva)
Parte del Foro di Nerva (Part of the Forum of Nerva)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
421 x 541 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/21
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Not on display

Avanzo del Mausoleo del Elio Adriano Imp. oggi ridotto nella principal Fortezza di Roma, chiamata Castel Sant' Angelo (Remains of the Mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian, today converted into the principal fortress of Rome, called Castel S. Angelo)
Avanzo del Mausoleo del Elio Adriano Imp. oggi ridotto nella principal Fortezza...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
450 x 1390 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/37
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On display

Sepolcro delle tre fratelli Curiati in Albano (Tomb of the three Curiatii brother in Albano)
Sepolcro delle tre fratelli Curiati in Albano (Tomb of the three Curiatii brothe...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

On display

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
417 x 540 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/29
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Not on display

XXVIII.  Prospetto esterno dell' avanzo de' portici circolari del Teatro di Marcelloi ... (External view of the remains of the circular arcade of the Theatre of Marcellus ...)
XXVIII. Prospetto esterno dell' avanzo de' portici circolari del Teatro di Marc...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
445 x 1196 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/52
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Not on display

XXXVII Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del second' ordine del Teatro di Marcello (Reconstruction of details of the second order of the Theatre of Marcellus)
XXXVII Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del second' ordine del Teatro di Marc...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
393 x 249 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/61
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Not on display

Sala all' uso degli antichi Romani con Colonne, e nicchie ornate di Statue (Colonnaded hall according to the custom of the ancient Romans nd niches adorned with statues)
Sala all' uso degli antichi Romani con Colonne, e nicchie ornate di Statue (Colo...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
263 x 356 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/6
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Not on display

XXXV.  Dimostrazione di una parte de' portici del second' ordine del Teatro di Marcello (Reconstruction of a part of the arcade of the second order of the Theatre of Marcellus)
XXXV. Dimostrazione di una parte de' portici del second' ordine del Teatro di M...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
540 x 414 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/59
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Not on display

Dimostrazione in grande della modinatura della cornice della parte opposta della facciata del Portico d'Ottavia (Reconstruction of the details of the molding on the cornice of the rear facade of the Portico of Octavia)
Dimostrazione in grande della modinatura della cornice della parte opposta della...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
394 x 252 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/66
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Not on display

XLII.  Dimostrazione in grande di alcune delle parti della facciata dell' ingresso principale del portico d'Ottavia (Reconstruction of some of details of the facade of the principal entrance of the Portico of Octavia)
XLII. Dimostrazione in grande di alcune delle parti della facciata dell' ingres...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
395 x 595 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/64
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Not on display

XXXXVIII.  A. Pianta degli avanzi del Portico fabbricato da M. Emilio Lepido, e P. Emilio Paolo fuori della Porta Trigemina nell' Emporio alla ripa del Tevere (Plan of the remains of the arcade built by M Aemilius Lepidus and P. Aemilius Paullus outside the Porta Trigemina at the Emporium on the bank of the Tiber)
XXXXVIII. A. Pianta degli avanzi del Portico fabbricato da M. Emilio Lepido, e...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
393 x 240 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/70
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On display

Veduta di una parte de' fondamenti del Teatro di Marcello (View showing a part of the foundations of the Theatre of Marcellus)
Veduta di una parte de' fondamenti del Teatro di Marcello (View showing a part o...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

On display

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
645 x 397 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/56
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Not on display

XXVII.  Uno de'. . Frammenti dell' antica pianta di Roma conservati nel Campidoglio indicante la pianta della scena del Teatro di Marcello. (One of the fragments of the ancient plan of Rome, preserved on the Capitoline, which shows the plan of the stage building of the Theatre of Marcellus).
XXVII. Uno de'. . Frammenti dell' antica pianta di Roma conservati nel Campidog...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
390 x 590 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/51
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Not on display

Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del Tempio della Fortuna Virile. LII.. (Reconstruction of details from the Temple of Fortuna Virilis).
Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del Tempio della Fortuna Virile. LII.. (Reco...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
542 x 412 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/74
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Not on display

XXXIII.  Dimostrazione di una parte de 'portici del prim'ordine del Teatro di Marcello (Reconstruction of a part of the arcade of the first order of the Theatre of Marcellus)
XXXIII. Dimostrazione di una parte de 'portici del prim'ordine del Teatro di Ma...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
398 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/57
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Not on display

Campidoglio antico a cui si ascendeva per circa cento gradini ...  (The ancient Capitol ascended by approximately one hundred steps ...)
Campidoglio antico a cui si ascendeva per circa cento gradini ... (The ancient...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
267 x 357 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/7
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