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The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden

$5 - $7

The Enchanted Garden

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Sriwhana Spong: Actions and Remains
Sriwhana Spong: Actions and Remains

Free entry

Sriwhana Spong: Actions and Remains

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Making Worlds
Making Worlds

$5 - $7

Making Worlds

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John McLaughlin in Print
John McLaughlin in Print

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John McLaughlin in Print

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Anne Noble: States of Grace
Anne Noble: States of Grace

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Anne Noble: States of Grace

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By Hand: Goldie in the Archive
By Hand: Goldie in the Archive

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By Hand: Goldie in the Archive

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Notes on rest
Notes on rest

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Notes on rest

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Kinder's Presence
Kinder's Presence

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Kinder's Presence

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Tissot: Still on Top
Tissot: Still on Top

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Tissot: Still on Top

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Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show
Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

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Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

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Louise Henderson: From Life
Louise Henderson: From Life

Louise Henderson: From Life

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Wolfgang Laib
Wolfgang Laib

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Wolfgang Laib

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Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light
Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light

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Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light

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Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat
Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

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Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

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Monster Field: Surreal by Nature
Monster Field: Surreal by Nature

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Monster Field: Surreal by Nature

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The Walters Prize 2012
The Walters Prize 2012

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The Walters Prize 2012

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Chic Colonials: Ataahua
Chic Colonials: Ataahua

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Chic Colonials: Ataahua

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Travels with Mr Hollar
Travels with Mr Hollar

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Travels with Mr Hollar

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The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise
The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

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The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

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The Walters Prize 2016
The Walters Prize 2016

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The Walters Prize 2016

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai
Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

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Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

1pm

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The physical garden
The physical garden

2pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

2pm

Free

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

1pm

Free

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The physical garden
The physical garden

1pm

Free

The physical garden is a performance that accompanies Ann Shelton’s series jane says.

The physical garden

1pm

Free

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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

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Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet
Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet

11am

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Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a conversation about Auckland Art Gallery’s first painting by Claude Monet. Le pont japonais (Japanese Bridge) depicts Monet’s famous waterlily garden and Japanese bridge. Learn more about Monet’s techniques and the interesting history behind the painting. 

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Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet
Curator's talk: Emma Jameson on our Monet

12.30pm

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Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a conversation about Auckland Art Gallery’s first painting by Claude Monet. Le pont japonais (Japanese Bridge) depicts Monet’s famous waterlily garden and Japanese bridge. Learn more about Monet’s techniques and the interesting history behind the painting. 

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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

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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

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Painting as protest in the prisons of the French Revolution
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Painting as protest in the prisons of the French Rev...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson uncovers the extraordinary story behind a group of well-known landscapes painted on plates by the renowned French landscape and decorative artist Hubert Robert (1733-1808) during his imprisonment as a political suspect during the Terror. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Painting as protest in the prisons of the French Rev...

7.30 – 8.30pm

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Wonderland
Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

Celebrate the opening of Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room and participate in a day of performances, activities and music. Explore the Gallery through another lens!

Wonderland

10am–3pm

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

6 – 7pm

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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

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Mackelvie Society Lectures: Treasures of the Grand Tour: Italy through British eyes
Mackelvie Society Lectures: Treasures of the Grand Tour: Italy through British e...

7.30 – 8.30pm

Free, Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only

Join Senior Curator of International Art, Dr Sophie Matthiesson, to explore the ‘lure of Italy’ for British tourists in the eighteenth century in this online lecture. Gallery and Mackelvie Society Members only. 

Mackelvie Society Lectures: Treasures of the Grand Tour: Italy through British e...

7.30 – 8.30pm

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Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers
Valentines Special: lunch-time talk for lovers

12 – 12.30pm

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Bring your valentine and join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson for a love-themed art talk on one of the most popular works currently on display at Auckland Art Gallery.

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am

Free

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CANCELLED Flower arrangements: Pastoral Centres
CANCELLED Flower arrangements: Pastoral Centres

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

CANCELLED Flower arrangements: Pastoral Centres

10.30am–12.30pm

$185 Members, $235 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership), sign up for all three workshops and save $55 Book now

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Children's short film programme
Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

Auckland Art Gallery, in partnership with Alliance Française Auckland, is pleased to offer you free animated short film screenings, for children and adults, over the September school holidays.

Children's short film programme

11am and 1pm

Free

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Biennale Archive Stories #4: Mami Kataoka with Rhana Devenport: An Open Interview with Lisa Reihana, John Reynolds and Peter Robinson
Biennale Archive Stories #4: Mami Kataoka with Rhana Devenport: An Open Intervie...

6pm

Free

As part of the Biennale of Sydney’s investigation into their Archive, 21st Biennale Artistic Director Mami Kataoka and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki Director Rhana Devenport co-moderate a conversation with three New Zealand artists whose contributions to Biennale of Sydney editions in 1998, 2000, 2006 and 2012 remain in our memories.

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She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport
She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

5.30–7.30pm

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Join us at She Claims: Art Matters, a series of events where you’ll rub elbows with creatives and critics while celebrating the ideas, voices and power of creative women. We kick off this series, just before the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand, with a conversation between two inspiring women: Auckland Art Gallery Director Rhana Devenport and visual artist Judy Darragh.

She Claims: Art Matters – Judy Darragh and Rhana Devenport

5.30–7.30pm

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Artworks

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Opo: The Hokianga Dolphin (#53)
Opo: The Hokianga Dolphin (#53)

Eric Lee-Johnson

Production date
1955
Medium
gelatin silver print
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Elizabeth Lee-Johnson in memory of Eric Lee-Johnson, 1994
Accession no
1994/45/53
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Rock gardening
Rock gardening

Gavin Chilcott

Production date
1977
Medium
coloured pencil
Size (h x w)
360 x 470 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/25/2
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Graham Gardening
Graham Gardening

Max Oettli

Production date
1971
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
221 x 307 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Max Oettli, through the Auckland Art Gallery Foundation, 2018
Accession no
2017/12/55
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Saint John's College
Saint John's College

John Kinder

Production date
1878
Medium
watercolour and gouache over pencil
Size (h x w)
260 x 358 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1989
Accession no
1989/19/1
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Hikurangi, Northland, 1982
Hikurangi, Northland, 1982

Ans Westra

Production date
1984
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
329 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/27/27
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The Palace and Gardens at Nancy
The Palace and Gardens at Nancy

Jacques Callot

Production date
1624
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
258 x 387 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/7
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Nikau Palms, McNab's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington
Nikau Palms, McNab's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
143 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/120
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McNab's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington
McNab's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
140 x 195 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/121
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In Laing's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington
In Laing's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
193 x 143 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/122
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In Laing's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington
In Laing's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898-circa 1899
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
200 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/123
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L'arbre habite (The Tree House)
L'arbre habite (The Tree House)

Stefano Della Bella

Production date
circa 1652
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
250 x 368 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/1/80
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The Gardener
The Gardener

Paul van den Bergh

Production date
1979
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
315 x 340 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1979
Accession no
C1994/1/60
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Jets of Water Spurting out of the Ground in a Pine Wood (Les jets d'eau sortant de terre.  Dans un bosquet de pins, ...)
Jets of Water Spurting out of the Ground in a Pine Wood (Les jets d'eau sortant...

Stefano Della Bella

Production date
1650-1656
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
245 x 382 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/1/84
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Garden energy
Garden energy

Pat Hanly

Production date
1981
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
240 x 304 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/37/1
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The grand staircase, in front of the villa, flanked by obelisks. Le grand perron. La villa est au milieu, flanquee ....
The grand staircase, in front of the villa, flanked by obelisks. Le grand perron...

Stefano Della Bella

Production date
1650-1656
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
243 x 373 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/1/82
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Celia, Harry and Nestor Kinder
Celia, Harry and Nestor Kinder

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1878
Medium
albumen on paper
Size (h x w)
168 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/22/25
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Stirling From My Window
Stirling From My Window

Henry Morley

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
298 x 352 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/101
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Gion ô-torii (The Great Torii Gate of Gion Shrine)
Gion ô-torii (The Great Torii Gate of Gion Shrine)

Hasegawa Sodanobu I

Production date
1870-1871
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
171 x 235 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M187
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Kurodan Konkaikômyô-ji (Konkaikômyô-ji Temple in Kurodani)
Kurodan Konkaikômyô-ji (Konkaikômyô-ji Temple in Kurodani)

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
M188
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The Warden's House, Saint John's College, Auckland
The Warden's House, Saint John's College, Auckland

John Kinder

Production date
circa 1878
Medium
albumen on paper
Size (h x w)
197 x 287 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/22/26
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Orange Chair
Orange Chair

Geoffrey de Selincourt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
382 x 497 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/63
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Sir George Grey's House, Auckland
Sir George Grey's House, Auckland

Olivia Spencer Bower

Production date
1946
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
434 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1999
Accession no
1999/12
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"Inside" the garden 30
"Inside" the garden 30

Pat Hanly

Production date
1968
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
540 x 552 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/16/2
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McNab's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington
McNab's Gardens, Hutt, Wellington

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1898
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
142 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/18/114
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Bradford-On-Tone, Geoffrey Gorer's Cottage
Bradford-On-Tone, Geoffrey Gorer's Cottage

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1940
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
544 x 412 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/19
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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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Myôshin-ji Sekko matsu (Sekkô's Pine Tree at Myôshin-ji Temple
Myôshin-ji Sekko matsu (Sekkô's Pine Tree at Myôshin-ji Temple

Hasegawa Sodanobu I

Production date
1870-1871
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
170 x 237 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M192
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Garden Drawing
Garden Drawing

Rodney Fumpston

Production date
1978
Medium
graphite
Size (h x w)
560 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/3
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Not on display

Nourrices au Jardin du Luxembourg (Nurses in the Luxembourg Garden)
Nourrices au Jardin du Luxembourg (Nurses in the Luxembourg Garden)

Edouard Vuillard

Production date
1888-1940
Medium
pastel
Size (h x w)
593 x 422 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Robert F Rothschild, 1973
Accession no
1973/2/1
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Not on display

Detail of a Garden
Detail of a Garden

Philip Trusttum

Production date
1973
Medium
oil, crayon
Size (h x w)
275 x 187 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/41/3
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Not on display

Banana Garden, Queensland
Banana Garden, Queensland

Unknown artist

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver
Size (h x w)
195 x 243 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/53/56
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Not on display

The Farm
The Farm

Rachel Reckitt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
514 x 616 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/35
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On display

Married
Married

Walter Sadler

On display

Production date
1896
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1276 x 971 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1913/4
Married

Walter Sadler

On display

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Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)
Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)

James Tissot

Production date
1881
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
322 x 494 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/4
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Not on display

Parihaka - Looking Seaward
Parihaka - Looking Seaward

Alfred Burton

Production date
circa 1880
Medium
albumen silver photograph
Size (h x w)
143 x 198 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/34/8
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Not on display

Untitled (Black Hedge)
Untitled (Black Hedge)

Carl Geissler

Production date
1951
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
255 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Alan Taylor, 1979
Accession no
1979/29/8
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John Weeks Archive
John Weeks Archive
Production date
Unknown
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Estate of Peter O'Connor, 2010
Accession no
RC2010/1

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