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Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled
Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

Guide Kaiārahi - Rescheduled

FREE

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Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

FREE

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All That Was Solid Melts
All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

All That Was Solid Melts

FREE

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The Walters Prize 2021
The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

The Walters Prize 2021

FREE

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The Back of the Painting
The Back of the Painting

The Back of the Painting

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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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Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama
Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

FREE

Te Kore, Te Po, Te Ao Marama

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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SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September
SOLD OUT: Kintsugi workshop - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

Please note: This event is now 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 - September

10.30am–1.30pm

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

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Audio Described Tour
Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

Join us for an audio described tour through some of our current exhibitions for blind and low vision patrons. The tour will last 90 minutes and is limited to 15 people.

Audio Described Tour

10:30am-12pm

FREE

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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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Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021
Members curator tour: The 10th Walters Prize 2021

12—1pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, Contemporary Art, Natasha Conland for a Members-only tour through this year’s nominees of Aotearoa New Zealand’s contemporary art award, the Walters Prize.

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Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled
Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

Please note: This event had been rescheduled and will go ahead on Wednesday 28 July. 

Celebrate the forthcoming, spectacular sculpture by contemporary artist Reuben Paterson (Ngāti Rangitihi, Ngāi Tūhoe and Tūhourangi) – a 10-metre-high crystal waka suspended vertically and casting a galaxy of stars over the Gallery’s forecourt pool.

Skyward with Reuben Paterson - Rescheduled

6–7.30pm

Members $40, Non-Members $50 Book now

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Drop-in Drawing Special Edition |  Experimental Sound and Sketching
Drop-in Drawing Special Edition | Experimental Sound and Sketching

Fri July 16, 6:30-8pm

FREE

Join us for a special edition of our Friday Lates Drop-in Drawing with a performance by the renowned experimental pianist Hermione Johnson. 

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PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'
PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

PechaKucha Auckland (Japanese for “chit chat”) is a not-for-profit event collective celebrating Auckland’s creativity. 20 slides, 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Hosted at the Gallery, the theme of chapter #61 is 'unstoppable'. Ten creatives share their work and anticipate this powerful future.

PechaKucha #61: 'Unstoppable'

6.30–9pm

From $22 + booking fees Book now

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Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi
Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

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

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

Te Wai o Horotiu Art Hīkoi

11am–12.15pm

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

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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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New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul
New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

In this wayfinding tour, you will be introduced to the Gallery’s layout, iconic artworks and the key sites in our award-winning building, including the Members lounge.

New Members Tour: Sun 11 Jul

3–4pm

Free for Members (RSVP required)

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Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts
Curator Tour | All That Was Solid Melts

2-3.15 pm

FREE

Join Curator Juliana Engberg as she leads you on a cathartic journey of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times. 

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Death café meet-up and tour
Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

Join us for a hosted discussion over coffee and cake about death and dying. Coinciding with the exhibition, All That Was Solid Melts, curated by Juliana Engberg, this event allows you to explore artworks that offer responses to solitude, grief, anxiety, calamity, ideas of time and restoration. 

Death café meet-up and tour

10am—12.15pm

FREE

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Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts
Highlights Encounter | All That Was Solid Melts

6–7pm

FREE

Join Curator, Juliana Engberg and explore some highlights of All That Was Solid Melts - an exhibition of and for our times, featuring powerful works by world-leading artists.

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Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder
Members curator tour: Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder

2—3pm

FREE (Members only)

Join Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite for a Members-only tour through the boundless experimentation of one of New Zealand’s acclaimed conceptual artists in Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder.

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

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

Friday Lates: Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 6.30–8pm until 1 October 2021

FREE

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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

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Friday Lates
Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

FREE

Friday Lates

Fridays until 9pm

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

Artworks

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Mrs Fuseli sleeping
Mrs Fuseli sleeping

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1795
Medium
pen and brown ink, with grey, blue and pink wash
Size (h x w)
227 x 186 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/46
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A Scene from Timon of Athens
A Scene from Timon of Athens

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1783
Medium
pen and brown ink with brown, yellow and pink wash on oiled paper
Size (h x w)
205 x 299 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/57
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Eros and Psyche
Eros and Psyche

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1808
Medium
pen, pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
233 x 358 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/63
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Prometheus and Io
Prometheus and Io

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1800-circa 1810
Medium
pen and ink with grey wash
Size (h x w)
690 x 490 x 30 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/68
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Ixion and Nephele
Ixion and Nephele

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1809
Medium
pencil with brown, grey and pink wash
Size (h x w)
267 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/50
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The Great Father and Ancient Night
The Great Father and Ancient Night

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1800-circa 1810
Medium
pencil, grey wash and blue wash
Size (h x w)
665 x 493 x 28 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/73
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Aphrodite carrying off Paris after his battle with Menelaus
Aphrodite carrying off Paris after his battle with Menelaus

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1768-circa 1769
Medium
pen with grey and pink wash
Size (h x w)
218 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/52
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Hamlet, Horatio and the Gravedigger
Hamlet, Horatio and the Gravedigger

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1804
Medium
pen with grey, blue and pink wash
Size (h x w)
372 x 295 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/78
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Adam resolved to share the fate of Eve
Adam resolved to share the fate of Eve

Moses Haughton Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1803-1810
Medium
mezzotint and spirit-ground aquatint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
568 x 408 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/6
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Three women at a curtained window
Three women at a curtained window

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1779
Medium
pencil and brown wash
Size (h x w)
165 x 167 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/51
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Death and Sin bridging the 'Waste' of chaos and met by Satan on his return from Earth
Death and Sin bridging the 'Waste' of chaos and met by Satan on his return from...

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1819-circa 1821
Medium
pencil, pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
393 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/64
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Parental care
Parental care

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1795-circa 1800
Medium
pen and ink with grey and blue wash
Size (h x w)
192 x 288 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/58
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Virgil, Dante and Geryon
Virgil, Dante and Geryon

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1811
Medium
pen and ink
Size (h x w)
198 x 293 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/53
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Two Courtesans with fantastic hairstyles and hats
Two Courtesans with fantastic hairstyles and hats

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1790-circa 1792
Medium
pen with brown, pink and grey wash
Size (h x w)
179 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/47
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Siegfried and Chriemhild
Siegfried and Chriemhild

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1807
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
480 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/69
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Hephaestus, Bia and Kratos securing Prometheus on Mount Caucasus
Hephaestus, Bia and Kratos securing Prometheus on Mount Caucasus

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1800-circa 1810
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
359 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/80
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Polyphemus hurling the rock at Odysseus
Polyphemus hurling the rock at Odysseus

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1819
Medium
pencil, grey wash, blue wash and brown wash
Size (h x w)
460 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/74
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Bust Portrait of Mrs Fuseli
Bust Portrait of Mrs Fuseli

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1795
Medium
pen with black and blue wash, heightened with white (brush and wash worked up with gouache)
Size (h x w)
174 x 144 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/48
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Ixion slaying Phorbas and Polymelus in revenge of his mother, Megara, who, having refused them as suitors, was killed by them
Ixion slaying Phorbas and Polymelus in revenge of his mother, Megara, who, havin...

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1810
Medium
pen and black ink, with grey, pink and green wash
Size (h x w)
254 x 196 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/59
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Circe absolving Medea and Jason of the killing of Medea's brother Absyrtos
Circe absolving Medea and Jason of the killing of Medea's brother Absyrtos

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1808
Medium
pencil with brown and grey wash
Size (h x w)
425 x 271 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/70
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Siegfried having slain Fafner the snake
Siegfried having slain Fafner the snake

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1806
Medium
pen, pencil and grey wash
Size (h x w)
348 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/54
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Subject from Milton's L'Allegro
Subject from Milton's L'Allegro

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1780-circa 1785
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
330 x 411 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/65
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Amavia finds her knight, Sir Mordant, bewitched in Acrasia's Bower of Bliss
Amavia finds her knight, Sir Mordant, bewitched in Acrasia's Bower of Bliss

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1810
Medium
pencil pen with grey wash
Size (h x w)
310 x 398 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/75
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Shakespeare: Tempest, Act I, Scene II
Shakespeare: Tempest, Act I, Scene II

Jean-Pierre Simon Henry Fuseli

Production date
1797
Medium
mezzotint and dust-ground aquatint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
507 x 660 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/1
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Lycidas
Lycidas

Moses Haughton Henry Fuseli

Production date
1803
Medium
aquatint
Size (h x w)
286 x 239 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/35
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The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)
The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1802
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
302 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/13
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Jason stealing the Golden Fleece
Jason stealing the Golden Fleece

Moses Haughton Henry Fuseli

Production date
1806
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
233 x 168 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/64
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Shakespeare: Macbeth, Act I, Scene III
Shakespeare: Macbeth, Act I, Scene III

James Caldwall Henry Fuseli

Production date
1798
Medium
mezzotint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
510 x 663 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/2
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A Woman with a fan, standing, seen from the back
A Woman with a fan, standing, seen from the back

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1791
Medium
pencil with blue, brown, black and pink wash
Size (h x w)
233 x 188 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/44
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Mrs Fuseli seated at a table
Mrs Fuseli seated at a table

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1790-circa 1791
Medium
pen with grey, brown and pink wash
Size (h x w)
227 x 157 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/49
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A Woman standing, seen from the back, drawing a curtain aside
A Woman standing, seen from the back, drawing a curtain aside

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1795-circa 1800
Medium
pencil, pen with grey, brown and pink wash
Size (h x w)
307 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/55
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Selene and Endymion
Selene and Endymion

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1810
Medium
pen, pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
373 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/76
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Caius Marius and the Cimbrian Soldier
Caius Marius and the Cimbrian Soldier

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1764-circa 1765
Medium
pen and ink with grey wash
Size (h x w)
306 x 486 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/66
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Allegory of Vanity
Allegory of Vanity

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1811
Medium
pen, pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
200 x 271 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/61
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Achilles crying out at the trench, confusing the Trojan Army
Achilles crying out at the trench, confusing the Trojan Army

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1815
Medium
pencil with mauve and grey wash
Size (h x w)
400 x 277 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/71
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