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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico

Adults $24.50, Concessions $19.50, Members and children 12 & under FREE

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: Art and Life in Modern Mexico

Adults $24.50, Concessions $19.50, Members and children 12 & under FREE

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Travels with Mr Hollar
Travels with Mr Hollar

Free entry

Travels with Mr Hollar

Free entry

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Rita Angus: Life & Vision
Rita Angus: Life & Vision

Free entry

Rita Angus: Life & Vision

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20th Century Modern: Picasso, Chagall, Moore...
20th Century Modern: Picasso, Chagall, Moore...

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20th Century Modern: Picasso, Chagall, Moore...

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Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World
Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World

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Honoré Daumier: Mirror to the World

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Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati
Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

Island Life - Robin White in New Zealand and Kiribati

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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Once Upon a Time in Art
Once Upon a Time in Art

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Once Upon a Time in Art

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

Free entry

Frances Hodgkins – Colour and Light

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Intimate Portraits
Intimate Portraits

Free entry

Intimate Portraits

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Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior
Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior

Sorawit Songsataya: The Interior

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California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way
California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way

$9 - $15, under 12s FREE

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Richard Lewer: Collective Memory
Richard Lewer: Collective Memory

Richard Lewer: Collective Memory

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Kinder's Presence
Kinder's Presence

Free entry

Kinder's Presence

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Gordon Walters: New Vision
Gordon Walters: New Vision

Gordon Walters: New Vision

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The Walters Prize 2014
The Walters Prize 2014

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2014

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

$5 - $7

Through the Eyes of Shirin Neshat

$5 - $7

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FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture
FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

FLAUNT: Art/Fashion/Culture

Adult: $7, Concession: $5, Children Under 12: Free, Friends of the Gallery: $4, Free entry on Mondays

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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The Body Laid Bare: Figure drawing workshop
The Body Laid Bare: Figure drawing workshop

12–4pm

$80 Book now

A rare opportunity to combine a visit to experience The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate with an afternoon of fully tutored life drawing with artist Sybille Schlumbom in the Gallery studio.

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Drop-in figure drawing
Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

Engage in one of the visual arts most basic and original disciplines – drawing the figure from a life model.

Drop-in figure drawing

12–4pm

Free

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Drop-In Drawing – Frances Hodgkins Still Life
Drop-In Drawing – Frances Hodgkins Still Life

1–4pm

Free with exhibition ticket to 'Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys' Book now

Drop-In Drawing – Frances Hodgkins Still Life

1–4pm

Free with exhibition ticket to 'Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys' Book now

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Drop-In – Frances Hodgkins Still Life Drawing
Drop-In – Frances Hodgkins Still Life Drawing

1–4pm

Free with exhibition ticket to 'Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys' Book now

Drop-In – Frances Hodgkins Still Life Drawing

1–4pm

Free with exhibition ticket to 'Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys' Book now

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Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Artigas – The Exodus (2011)
Latin America and Spain Film Festival: Artigas – The Exodus (2011)

8pm

Free

In 1884, the famous Uruguayan painter Juan Manuel Blanes is asked to create a portrait of national hero, José Artigas. There is only one drawing of him, done in his old age so Blanes must imagine what he looked like by researching to learn about his life.

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Lunchtime Drop-in Drawing
Lunchtime Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 12-1pm

FREE

Lunchtime Drop-in Drawing

Fridays 12-1pm

FREE

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Capturing Kahlo: Paint & Punch sessions
Capturing Kahlo: Paint & Punch sessions

6.30pm – 9pm

Members $58.50, Non-members $65 Book now

Capturing Kahlo: Paint & Punch sessions

6.30pm – 9pm

Members $58.50, Non-members $65 Book now

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SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran
SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

At this workshop, artist and maker Vita Cochran will respond to the exhibition Louise Henderson: From Lifeby teaching you how to make a hooked rug from old woollen garments and fabric. Curator, New Zealand Art, Julia Waite will introduce the workshop with a talk on Louise Henderson’s colourful, boldly geometric works and love for crafts and textiles.

SOLD OUT Rag Rug Workshop with Vita Cochran

10.30am–3pm

$150 for Members, $200 for Non Members Book now

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An evening with Charles Darwent
An evening with Charles Darwent

FREE

Join UK art critic and reviewer, Charles Darwent and Auckland Art Gallery Curator, New Zealand art, Julia Waite in a conversation about art, criticism and tricky biographical subjects.

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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

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Members Late Night: The Body Laid Bare
Members Late Night: The Body Laid Bare

6–9pm

$25 – $125 Book now

Be part of an exclusive Members-only Late Night at Auckland Art Gallery. Enjoy The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate after hours on the last Friday before it closes. Spend your evening wandering the exhibition, listening to short talks from our curators, and indulge in free finger food and a complimentary welcome drink.

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Art After Hours
Art After Hours

6–10pm

$25 + fees Book now

Grab your friends and head to Art After Hours – a special, one-off evening of food, drinks, art and entertainment inspired by our major exhibition, Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys.

Art After Hours

6–10pm

$25 + fees Book now

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Art Lovers' Films: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Art Lovers' Films: Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat

6pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Buy tickets

Join us for an advance screening of Boom for Real, a documentary about one of 80s New York's most charming and hailed (street) art darlings: Jean-Michel Basquiat.

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After hours talk: Daniel von Sturmer
After hours talk: Daniel von Sturmer

6pm

Free

Join Melbourne-based artist Daniel von Sturmer for a discussion on selected recent works and how studio practice can shape thinking, and thinking can shape studio practice. 

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Tūtaki mai i ngā ringatoi ki te parakuihi | Breakfast with the artists: Ayesha Green and Jasmine Te Hira
Tūtaki mai i ngā ringatoi ki te parakuihi | Breakfast with the artists: Ayesha G...

7.30 – 9am

Members $25, Non-Members $30 Book now

Start your day with food for thought, coffee and actual food at this parakuihi with the artists Ayesha Green and Jasmine Te Hira. Here, the artists will discuss their practice and mahi toi featured in Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art.

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Signed, Theo Schoon | Special screening and conversation
Signed, Theo Schoon | Special screening and conversation

6–8pm

Members $17, Non-Members $22 Book now

Join us for a special screening of the new documentary, Signed, Theo Schoon, followed by a discussion between Nathan Pōhio (Senior Curator, Māori Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki) and award-winning arts columnist, advisor and writer Hamish Coney. Offering insights to the film’s production and exploring the many threads of Aotearoa’s art history bundled up in it, this exclusive in-conversation will expand upon the daring career of Theo Schoon and its significance in Aotearoa’s creative landscape.

Artworks

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[Still Life with lamps]
[Still Life with lamps]

Colin McCahon

Production date
1947
Medium
ink, watercolour on paper
Size (h x w)
200 x 258 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/1
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Northland
Northland

Colin McCahon

Production date
1959
Medium
ink wash
Size (h x w)
628 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Barry Perkins, 1985
Accession no
1985/34/1
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Spanish Jars
Spanish Jars

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1931-1935
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
792 x 917 x 85 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery with funds from the Joy and Harold Marchant Bequest, 2016
Accession no
2016/30
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Splitting of the Egg
Splitting of the Egg

Marté Szirmay

Production date
1986
Medium
pastel and pencil
Size (h x w)
490 x 342 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1986
Accession no
1986/3/12
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Towards Aramoana (Drawing For A Black Window)
Towards Aramoana (Drawing For A Black Window)

Ralph Hotere

Production date
1981
Medium
ink, acrylic and photograph on paper
Size (h x w)
555 x 760 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1981
Accession no
C1994/1/79
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Mapua
Mapua

M T Woollaston

Production date
1942
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
125 x 212 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
1960/13/3
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An Allegation of Violence
An Allegation of Violence

Barry Cleavin

Production date
1988
Medium
etching and aquatint, intaglio print
Size (h x w)
255 x 260 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1989/12/1
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Design for Tapestry
Design for Tapestry

Humphrey Spender

Production date
Unknown
Medium
mixed (crayon and watercolour)
Size (h x w)
294 x 379 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/122
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Drawing for an Engraving: Rosone nell' Arco di Settimio Severo (Rosette from the Arch of Septimius Severus)
Drawing for an Engraving: Rosone nell' Arco di Settimio Severo (Rosette from the...

Carlo Antonini

Production date
circa 1781
Medium
sepia, pen and wash
Size (h x w)
238 x 187 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/36/10
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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, body colour
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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Liegendes Weib mit Männerkopf ('Hochgebirge') (Reclining Woman with Man's Head ['High Mountains'])
Liegendes Weib mit Männerkopf ('Hochgebirge') (Reclining Woman with Man's Head [...

Wilhelm Lehmbruck

Production date
1910-1919
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
245 x 199 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/9/2
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Study Drawing For 'Cass Altarpiece'
Study Drawing For 'Cass Altarpiece'

Julian Dashper

Production date
1986
Medium
pastel and pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
255 x 360 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1988
Accession no
C1994/1/351
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For the true anatomy
For the true anatomy

Barry Cleavin

Production date
1975
Medium
etching, aquatint
Size (h x w)
297 x 503 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ms Jeanette McCracken, 1982
Accession no
1982/45/4
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Untitled [verso: Untitled]
Untitled [verso: Untitled]

Rolfe Hattaway

Production date
1949
Medium
pencil on paper
Size (h x w)
270 x 743 mm
Credit line
Rolfe Hattaway Drawings, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Sauerbier in memory of Theo Schoon, 2006
Accession no
RC2007/1/29
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Figure Study II
Figure Study II

Godfrey Clive Miller

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
254 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/2
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Pas Seul
Pas Seul

Leon Bradford

Production date
1937
Medium
ink, watercolour
Size (h x w)
356 x 200 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/56
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[Landscape with horses]. [verso: Standing nude study].
[Landscape with horses]. [verso: Standing nude study].

John Weeks

Production date
Unknown
Medium
tempera
Credit line
John Weeks Archive, E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
RC2010/1/12/44
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Sketches: Two Female Nudes
Sketches: Two Female Nudes

Edward Burne-Jones

Production date
1853-1898
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
300 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/23/3
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A Young Girl Holding a Sleeping Child
A Young Girl Holding a Sleeping Child

Giovan Francesco Barbieri known as Guercino

Production date
circa 1640
Medium
pen, brown ink and brown wash
Size (h x w)
174 x 115 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/314
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Standing nude from behind - a line study
Standing nude from behind - a line study

Dorothy Thornhill

Production date
1930-1987
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
228 x 152 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/5
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Seated Girl
Seated Girl

Anthony Brown

Production date
1929
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
381 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/60
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Dimostrazione in grande del capitello di una delle colonne del Tempio di Giunonedentro i portici d'Ottavia.  (Reconstruction of details of the capital of a column of the Temple of Juno within the Portico of Octavia.)
Dimostrazione in grande del capitello di una delle colonne del Tempio di Giunone...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
395 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/67
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Nude Girl for 'Orpheus' Series, Entry into Hades
Nude Girl for 'Orpheus' Series, Entry into Hades

Edward Burne-Jones

Production date
circa 1879
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
180 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/23/2
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Seated nude - a line study
Seated nude - a line study

Dorothy Thornhill

Production date
1930-1987
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
221 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/6
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Une Demoiselle s'appuyant sur une barriere
Une Demoiselle s'appuyant sur une barriere

Paul Helleu

Production date
circa 1896
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
635 x 450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/8/4
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Nude
Nude

Raymond Ching

Production date
1960
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
295 x 217 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/20
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Crouched nude from behind - a line study
Crouched nude from behind - a line study

Dorothy Thornhill

Production date
1930-1987
Medium
pen
Size (h x w)
223 x 145 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/4
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Nude Study (Front view)
Nude Study (Front view)

Allingon

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil, chalk
Size (h x w)
628 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/47
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Wie Vögel (Like Birds)
Wie Vögel (Like Birds)

Emil Nolde

Production date
1907
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
420 x 542 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/16/3
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Figure Study I
Figure Study I

Godfrey Clive Miller

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
254 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Brackenreg, 1971
Accession no
1971/15/1
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Untitled [male sitter]
Untitled [male sitter]

Margaret Preston

Production date
Unknown
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
367 x 260 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/360
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Aidodou jeunne fille de La Nouvelle Zelande
Aidodou jeunne fille de La Nouvelle Zelande

Charles Rodius

Production date
circa 1840
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
145 x 86 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/13
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Female nude
Female nude

Alex Garmonsway

Production date
1934
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
380 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1940
Accession no
1940/13/4
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Reclining Figure
Reclining Figure

Godfrey Clive Miller

Production date
Unknown
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
286 x 377 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr John Henshaw, 1968
Accession no
1968/1/2
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Nude
Nude

Jacqueline Bez

Production date
Unknown
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
647 x 501 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Walter Auburn, 1962
Accession no
1962/20
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Standing Nude Woman
Standing Nude Woman

Augustus John

Production date
1894-1961
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
457 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/7
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Felix Kelly Archive
Felix Kelly Archive
Production date
circa 1916-2016
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Don Bassett, 2022
Accession no
RC2022/3
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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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May Smith Archive
May Smith Archive
Production date
1900-1988
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of May Smith Estate, 1991
Accession no
RC2002/3
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Rolfe Hattaway Drawings
Rolfe Hattaway Drawings
Production date
circa 1949
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Sauerbier in memory of Theo Schoon, 2006
Accession no
RC2007/1

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