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Speed and Flight
Speed and Flight

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Speed and Flight

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Venus Rising
Venus Rising

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Venus Rising

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

Free entry

Enduring Nature: Hoki Atu Hoki Mai

Free entry

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Italian Language Weekend: Coffee in Italian
Italian Language Weekend: Coffee in Italian

2.30pm

Free

Learn how to make a good coffee and how to order a real espresso in Italian – in collaboration with Segafredo Zanetti.

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Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening
Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening

12pm

Free

Enjoy some award-winning Italian short animated films courtesy of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Piemonte.

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Italian Language Weekend: Art bites
Italian Language Weekend: Art bites

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

A series of short talks giving you an insight into the art, music, culture and family life of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Italian Language Weekend: Art bites

1pm

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Italian Language Weekend: Colazione at Mojo Café
Italian Language Weekend: Colazione at Mojo Café

10am – 12pm

Join us for a chat over coffee or breakfast and to try out your Italian with the teachers from the Dante Alighieri Society.

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Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening
Italian Language Weekend: animated short film screening

3pm

Free

Enjoy some award-winning Italian short animated films courtesy of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia Piemonte.

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Art bite: Mary Kisler on Food and The Italian Kitchen
Art bite: Mary Kisler on Food and The Italian Kitchen

12pm

Free

Join Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, for a series of short talks on the exhibition, The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence. 

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Italian Language Weekend family drop-in
Italian Language Weekend family drop-in

1–3pm

Free

Create art together with the whole family during these free sessions inspired by exhibitions currently on display. Join us any time between 1–3pm and stay for as long – or as short – as you want.

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Francis McWhannell: Picturing Piety – Italian Religious Art
Francis McWhannell: Picturing Piety – Italian Religious Art

1pm

Free

Freelance writer and curator Francis McWhannell presents an illustrated talk on artworks with religious themes produced during the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods, taking cues from the exhibition The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence

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Italian Language Weekend: Alfa Romeo classic car display
Italian Language Weekend: Alfa Romeo classic car display

10am – 4pm

Free

Enjoy a selection of late model designs care of Alfa Romeo Owners Club of New Zealand and Winger Alfa Romeo

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The art of making a good Italian coffee at home
The art of making a good Italian coffee at home

12pm

Free

On the opening weekend of The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence, join Silvia Contardi from Segafredo Zanetti for a demonstration on making a good coffee at home.

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Italian Language Weekend: Tours of The Corsini Collection
Italian Language Weekend: Tours of The Corsini Collection

11am and 12pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join Gallery Volunteer Guides and Dante Alighieri students Annemarie Hay and Helen Clark for tour of The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence​.

Italian Language Weekend: Tours of The Corsini Collection

11am and 12pm

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Italian classical music: Luca Manghi and David Kelly
Italian classical music: Luca Manghi and David Kelly

2pm & 3pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

On the opening weekend of The Corsini Collection, enjoy a selection music from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries with Luca Manghi on flute and David Kelly on harpsicord. 

Italian classical music: Luca Manghi and David Kelly

2pm & 3pm

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The art of marzipan
The art of marzipan

2pm

Free

Join Alessandra Zecchini as she shows us how to make authentic Italian marzipan.

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Laurence Simmons: Spectacles, Street Festivals and Popular Drama in Renaissance Florence
Laurence Simmons: Spectacles, Street Festivals and Popular Drama in Renaissance...

1pm

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Professor of Film Studies and former Head of the Italian Department at the University of Auckland, Laurence Simmons gives an illustrated talk in the exhibition on the popular spectacles, street festivals and drama that were an integral part of Florentine life during the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

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The art of making fresh pasta
The art of making fresh pasta

3pm

Free entry

Stefania Ugolini and John van Houten from Italian restaurant and pastificio, Pasta & Cuore, share their secrets of making fresh pasta.

The art of making fresh pasta

3pm

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After hours talk: Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis
After hours talk: Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis

6pm

Free entry

Join us for a lecture by Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis, President of the Fondazione Museo del Design at the Triennale di Milano and Professor of Industrial Design at the School of Design at the Politecnico di Milano. 

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Art bite: Annalise Boland on the influence of Savonarola
Art bite: Annalise Boland on the influence of Savonarola

12pm

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Join BA Art History Honours student, Annalise Boland for a short talk on the influence of Girolamo Savonarola, the Dominican friar, puritan fanatic and moral dictator of the city of Florence during the mid 1490s, and his influence on Italian artists in The Corsini Collection.

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Enrico Stefanelli: Talking Culture
Enrico Stefanelli: Talking Culture

3pm

Auckland Festival of Photography presents an illustrated talk by Italian photographer, photographic teacher and a journalist, Enrico Stefanelli. 

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Dr Bruno Ferraro: Transgression and Punishment in Dante's Inferno
Dr Bruno Ferraro: Transgression and Punishment in Dante's Inferno

11am

Dr Bruno Ferraro will take us in a journey from Hell to Mt. Eden following Dante’s footsteps. 

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The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion
The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join our special guests from the Corsini family, Contessa Elisabetta Minutoli Tegrimi and Contessa Livia Sanminiatelli Branca in conversation with the Italian ambassador to New Zealand, Fabrizio Marcelli.

The Corsini Collection: Panel discussion

1pm

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Curator's tour: Mary Kisler on Game Changers
Curator's tour: Mary Kisler on Game Changers

3pm

Free

Join Mary Kisler, Senior Curator Mackelvie Collection, International Art, for a tour of her new exhibition which looks at the development of modernism from the early 20th century onwards and its impact on international and New Zealand art.

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I Am Love (io Sono l’Amore) 2009
I Am Love (io Sono l’Amore) 2009

1pm

Free

A tragic love story set at the turn of the millennium in Milan starring Tilda Swinton. The film follows the fall of the haute bourgeoisie due to forces of passion and unconditional love.

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Doc Edge Presents: Theatre of Life (2015)
Doc Edge Presents: Theatre of Life (2015)

CANCELLED

Free

Documentary about the Refettorio Ambrosiano, an extraordinary soup kitchen conceived by renowned Italian chef Massimo Bottura during the Expo 2015 in Milan.

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She Claims: Art Matters – Courtney Sina Meredith and Sarah Longbottom
She Claims: Art Matters – Courtney Sina Meredith and Sarah Longbottom

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

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.

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The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series
The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series

11am –1pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

Join Auckland Art Gallery Senior Curator Mary Kisler for a three-part course exploring Florentine life through Renaissance and Baroque artworks in The Corsini Collection.

The Corsini Collection: Continuing Education Lecture Series

11am –1pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

Artworks

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A Shepherdess with Cattle
A Shepherdess with Cattle

Pietro Palmieri

Production date
1778
Medium
pen and ink and brown wash on paper
Size (h x w)
114 x 165 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/358
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Italian Lake Scene
Italian Lake Scene

Pierce Connelly

Production date
1904
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
571 x 810 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir John Logan Campbell
Accession no
U/10
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Bologna
Bologna

Richard Bonington

Production date
1828
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
200 x 138 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/42/1
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Un Gentilhomme et son page
Un Gentilhomme et son page

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
58 x 86 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/35
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Messo, Lake Como
Messo, Lake Como

James Harding

Production date
1834
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
363 x 500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/64
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Portrait of a man. [verso: Self Portrait].
Portrait of a man. [verso: Self Portrait].

Ottavio Leoni

Production date
1618-1630
Medium
pen and brown ink [etching (verso)]
Size (h x w)
131 x 100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/23/2
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View on the Tiber in Rome
View on the Tiber in Rome

Unknown artist

Production date
19th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
176 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/36/59/2
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An Italian Girl
An Italian Girl

Cecil Jameson

Production date
circa 1920-circa 1922
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
609 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1934
Accession no
1934/5
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The Dance, 7th Day, Boccaccio's Decameron
The Dance, 7th Day, Boccaccio's Decameron

Thomas Stothard

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on copper
Size (h x w)
339 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1883
Accession no
1887/1/29
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Le marche de la place de l'Annonciade, a Florence
Le marche de la place de l'Annonciade, a Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
56 x 80 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/75
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Anticoli
Anticoli

Harry Morley

Production date
1901-1943
Medium
watercolour and pencil on cream paper
Size (h x w)
384 x 279 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/353
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Le marche de la place de l'Annonciade, a Florence
Le marche de la place de l'Annonciade, a Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
53 x 78 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/149
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Woman of Calabria
Woman of Calabria

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1642-1650
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
95 x 59 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/21/1/7
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Ponte Scala
Ponte Scala

David Robertson

Production date
1927
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
300 x 214 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/224
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Fishermen on the Lido
Fishermen on the Lido

Alberto Prosdocimi

Production date
1872-1925
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
622 x 1054 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Henry Brett, 1904
Accession no
1904/1
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La place du Dome, a Florence
La place du Dome, a Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
53 x 80 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/152
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La course de chars sur la place Sta Maria Novella, a Florence
La course de chars sur la place Sta Maria Novella, a Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
55 x 80 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/153
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Campo Saint Boldo
Campo Saint Boldo

Ernest Roth

Production date
1924
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
238 x 269 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/230
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Old Ravenna
Old Ravenna

David Cameron

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
763 x 504 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1928
Accession no
1928/4/4
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Blind Beggar of Assisi
Blind Beggar of Assisi

Edward Armitage

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
473 x 373 x 50 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/75
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Rialto Bridge, Venice
Rialto Bridge, Venice

Robert Procter

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
755 x 902 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/178
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The Sunlit market, Rome
The Sunlit market, Rome

Robert Procter

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
895 x 1352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1922
Accession no
1922/4
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Fete Day Coliseum Rome
Fete Day Coliseum Rome

William Walcot

Production date
1894-1943
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
454 x 400 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1931
Accession no
1931/1/5
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The Roman Forum (Le Campo Vaccino)
The Roman Forum (Le Campo Vaccino)

Claude Lorrain

Production date
1636
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
182 x 258 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/11/18
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A view of Naples across the bay
A view of Naples across the bay

David Roberts

Production date
1847
Medium
watercolour, gouache, pencil and gum arabic
Size (h x w)
278 x 442 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/12/3
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Palazzo della Fama Intermedio Primo (First Interlude: Palace of Fame)
Palazzo della Fama Intermedio Primo (First Interlude: Palace of Fame)

Remigio Cantagallina Giulio Parigi

Production date
1608
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
195 x 277 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/1
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Veduta della Metropolitana
Veduta della Metropolitana

Giovanni Cecchi Giuseppe Zocchi

Production date
circa 1768-1815
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
185 x 297 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/58
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La course de chevaux sur la place Pitti, a Florence (Horse Race in Piazza Pitti)
La course de chevaux sur la place Pitti, a Florence (Horse Race in Piazza Pitti)

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
54 x 79 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/154
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View of a Town with the tomb of a Bishop
View of a Town with the tomb of a Bishop

Canaletto

Production date
1735-1746
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
297 x 299 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/11/1
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A Neapolitan interior
A Neapolitan interior

Giuseppe Costantini

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
270 x 364 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1884
Accession no
M1884/2/39
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Venice
Venice

Le Blond & Co Abraham Le Blond

Production date
1849-1893
Medium
baxter process
Size (h x w)
62 x 95 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/17/10/2
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Piazza Saint Jacopo, Venice
Piazza Saint Jacopo, Venice

Giovanni Battista Brustolon Giovanni Battista Moretti

Production date
circa 1791
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
333 x 460 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/61
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage

William Eastwood Joseph Mallord William Turner

Production date
circa 1870
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
457 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland City Libraries, 1995
Accession no
1995/16
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Le jeu de Paume sur la place Ste-Croix, a Florence
Le jeu de Paume sur la place Ste-Croix, a Florence

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
55 x 79 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/155
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