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Love, Longing, Loss
Love, Longing, Loss

Love, Longing, Loss

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Intimate Portraits
Intimate Portraits

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Intimate Portraits

Free entry

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Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment
Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

Victorian Tales of Love and Enchantment

Free entry

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Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift
Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift

Free entry

Julian and Josie Robertson's Promised Gift

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The Walters Prize 2004
The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

The Walters Prize 2004

$7 - $5

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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

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Temples for the Gods

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Denmark Design
Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

Denmark Design

$12 early bird tickets available Book now

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

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Mystic Truths

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Art Lovers' Film: Gauguin
Art Lovers' Film: Gauguin

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Book now

Film and art convey stories. Art Lovers’ Film brings the two together and adds an extra layer of live storytelling, resulting in an entertaining and edifying night out at the cinema.

Art Lovers' Film: Gauguin

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Book now

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Art Lovers' Film: Loving Vincent
Art Lovers' Film: Loving Vincent

6pm

SOLD OUT

Film and art convey stories. Art Lovers’ Film brings the two together and adds an extra layer of live storytelling, resulting in an entertaining and edifying night out at the cinema.

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Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit
Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Book now

Art Lovers’ Film presents Bauhaus Spirit, a documentary that celebrates the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus by exploring the history, present and future of the utopian design and architecture school

Art Lovers' Film: Bauhaus Spirit

Talk: 6pm. Film screening: 6.15pm

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Art Lovers' Film: Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood
Art Lovers' Film: Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Book now

for an advance screening of Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood introduced by Mary Kisler, Senior Curator, Mackelvie Collection, International Art, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki​.

Art Lovers' Film: Caravaggio: The Soul and the Blood

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Book now

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Art Lovers' Films: Kusama – Infinity
Art Lovers' Films: Kusama – Infinity

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50 Buy tickets

Join us for an advance screening of Kusama – Infinity introduced by art historian Linda Tyler, Associate Professor in Museums and Cultural Heritage at the University of Auckland.

Art Lovers' Films: Kusama – Infinity

6pm

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

12 – 12.30pm

FREE (Members only) Book now

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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Art Lovers' Films: At Eternity’s Gate
Art Lovers' Films: At Eternity’s Gate

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50

Art Lovers’ Film presents At Eternity’s Gate, a film about the life of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (portrayed by Willem Dafoe) during the time he lived in France.

Art Lovers' Films: At Eternity’s Gate

6pm

Members $24.50, General admission $26.50

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Art Lovers' Films: The Price of Everything
Art Lovers' Films: The Price of Everything

6pm

Members $26, General admission $28 Buy tickets

Art Lovers’ Film presents The Price of Everything (2018), a funny, insightful and at times jaw-dropping documentary about the current contemporary art market

Art Lovers' Films: The Price of Everything

6pm

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Art Club weekend – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club weekend – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Over four consecutive Sundays in August and September, join art historian Cecilia Lynch to explore and discuss works in Space to Dream: Recent Art from South America.

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Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers
Art Club – A discussion group for art lovers

11am

$40

Explore and discuss works in Space to Dream with art historians Christiane Pracht and Cecilia Lynch.

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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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Mary Kisler: Rodin's The Kiss
Mary Kisler: Rodin's The Kiss

1pm

Exhibition entry applies

Join Senior Curator Mary Kisler in the exhibition spaces for a short talk on one of Rodin’s best known sculptures, The Kiss.

Mary Kisler: Rodin's The Kiss

1pm

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Skadi Heckmueller: 2017 – The super art year in Europe
Skadi Heckmueller: 2017 – The super art year in Europe

1pm

Free for Members

Every ten years, art lovers from all over the world flock to Europe during the summer months to visit Art Basel (Basel, Switzerland), Venice Biennale (Italy) and documenta (Kassel, Germany). Author Skadi Heckmueller will share her insights and insider on how best to combine a visit of all three events.

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Skadi Heckmueller: Private collections in Australia
Skadi Heckmueller: Private collections in Australia

11am

Free for Members

Skadi Heckmueller, author of Private: A guide to personal art collections in Australia and New Zealand, will reveal some of Australasia’s most intriguing private contemporary art collections.

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My Art Collectors Series launch
My Art Collectors Series launch

2.30–4pm

SOLD OUT

The My Art Collectors Series celebrates collecting art and creates a platform to hear from collectors, curators and artists with the aim of inspiring the art lovers and collectors of today and tomorrow.  

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My ART My STYLE: Family Fashion Day
My ART My STYLE: Family Fashion Day

10.30am–3.30pm

Free

We are inviting the next generation of fashion lovers and creators to explore renewable fashion with My ART My STYLE on Saturday 31 August. 

My ART My STYLE: Family Fashion Day

10.30am–3.30pm

Free

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Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)
Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

1pm

Free

Filmic portrait of the controversial Irish-born British figurative painter Francis Bacon and his masochistic relationship with his self-destructive younger lover.

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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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Law of Desire (1987)
Law of Desire (1987)

1pm

Free

One of Almodóvar’s most autobiographical films, Law of Desire is a comic thriller depicting the complex relationship between filmmaker and fan.

Law of Desire (1987)

1pm

Free

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Blow-Up (1966)
Blow-Up (1966)

1pm

Free

Michelangelo Antonioni’s classic film about a London photographer who finds himself part of a murder mystery.

Blow-Up (1966)

1pm

Free

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Indian Diaspora Aotearoa Three Ways
Indian Diaspora Aotearoa Three Ways

1pm

Free

In three short films Kiwi-Indian writer/producer and academic, Shuchi Kothari, wrestles with what it means to be a diasporic Indian in New Zealand.  Her latest film Shit One Carries, is also her first foray into directing fiction.

Artworks

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Lovers
Lovers

Pat Hanly

Production date
1959
Medium
monoprint
Size (h x w)
474 x 335 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/13
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Lovers In A Car
Lovers In A Car

Arthur Boyd

Production date
circa 1965
Medium
ink on paper
Size (h x w)
510 x 630 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1987
Accession no
C1994/1/227
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Lovers in the Snow
Lovers in the Snow

Gwendolin Raverat

Production date
1905-1957
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
153 x 101 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/238
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Lovers Between Glass
Lovers Between Glass

Amy Howden-Chapman

Production date
2014
Medium
fabric, glass panels
Size (h x w)
2080 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
C2014/1/8.1-6
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The Lovers Venus and Anchises
The Lovers Venus and Anchises

Carlo Cesio Annibale Carracci

Production date
circa 1657
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
235 x 222 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr G M Mitford, 1883
Accession no
1883/1/31
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Love Scene
Love Scene

Rodney Fumpston

Production date
1990
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
570 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/38/5
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The Proposal (Reflections in Shadows)
The Proposal (Reflections in Shadows)

Alfred Woolmer

Production date
circa 1875
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
557 x 455 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/29
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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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A Sketch: The Proposal
A Sketch: The Proposal

William Frith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
489 x 489 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/81
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Le Capitan ou l'Amoureux
Le Capitan ou l'Amoureux

Jacques Callot

Production date
1618
Medium
etching and burin
Size (h x w)
217 x 148 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/95
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Undine and Huldbrand
Undine and Huldbrand

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1819-circa 1822
Medium
pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
481 x 319 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/67
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Man And Woman Kissing
Man And Woman Kissing

Dick Frizzell

Production date
1984
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
1258 x 1258 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984
Accession no
C1994/1/126
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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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Wellington
Wellington

Ans Westra

Production date
1960
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
251 x 253 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/5/1
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The Well Curb Scene from the Ise Monogatari (Tales of Ise)
The Well Curb Scene from the Ise Monogatari (Tales of Ise)

Okumura Masanobu

Production date
18th century?
Medium
woodcut
Size (h x w)
305 x 151 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M3
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Two Whimsical Figures Kissing
Two Whimsical Figures Kissing

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1920s
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
165 x 84 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Connie and Olive Lloyd, 1973
Accession no
1973/7/10
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Couple embracing
Couple embracing

Unknown artist

Production date
18th century-19th century
Medium
tempera on paper
Size (h x w)
286 x 320 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from Gretchen Albrecht and James Ross, Auckland
Accession no
L2016/35/2
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Maria desponsatur Iosepho
Maria desponsatur Iosepho

Jacques Callot

Production date
1633
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
70 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/16/1/2
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Bride and Groom's Speech
Bride and Groom's Speech

Pat Hanly

Production date
1991
Medium
enamel on board
Size (h x w)
750 x 1060 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr and Mrs A T Gibbs, 1994
Accession no
1994/1/6
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Untitled (4th D SH33 N29A)
Untitled (4th D SH33 N29A)

Bill Henson

Production date
1992-1993
Medium
C-type photograph
Size (h x w)
2000 x 1270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1994
Accession no
1994/12/2
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Couple in Ratana Museum, Ratana
Couple in Ratana Museum, Ratana

Ans Westra

Production date
1964
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
270 x 253 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/5/2
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La promenade
La promenade

Jacques Callot

Production date
1621
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
52 x 79 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/140
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Soft Target I
Soft Target I

Fiona Pardington

Production date
1991
Medium
gelatin silver print in wooden frame with oil paint and collage
Size (h x w)
1350 x 995 x 144 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1991
Accession no
1991/9
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Un Gage d'Amour
Un Gage d'Amour

Edmund Blair Leighton

Production date
1881
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1524 x 1016 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr G W Drewett. Restoration and framing sponsored by Fay Pankhurst.
Accession no
1947/11
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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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Elopement
Elopement

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen, watercolour and pencil
Size (h x w)
119 x 155 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/107
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Love each other
Love each other

Pat Hanly

Production date
1975
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
520 x 550 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1990
Accession no
1991/19/45
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Renaud et Armide
Renaud et Armide

Jean Delignon

Production date
late 18th century
Medium
steel engraving
Size (h x w)
409 x 273 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/17/24
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Man and woman figures with still life and flowers
Man and woman figures with still life and flowers

Michael Illingworth

Production date
1971
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 660 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/25
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The Marriage of Ferdinand de' Medici and Christine of Lorraine (Le mariage de Ferdinando)
The Marriage of Ferdinand de' Medici and Christine of Lorraine (Le mariage de Fe...

Jacques Callot

Production date
circa 1614
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
225 x 300 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/4
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A Master of Arts And a Mistress of Arts or The Don Caught Napping
A Master of Arts And a Mistress of Arts or The Don Caught Napping

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
132 x 208 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/127
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Antiochus Prince of Syria and Stratonica His Stepmother
Antiochus Prince of Syria and Stratonica His Stepmother

Felice Ficherelli

On display

Production date
circa 1638
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1447 x 1901 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1961
Accession no
1961/39
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Eneas Going Into The Cave
Eneas Going Into The Cave

Giuseppe Zocchi Francesco Solimena

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
213 x 231 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr G M Mitford, 1883
Accession no
1883/1/34
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Pope Makes Love To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Pope Makes Love To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

William Frith

Production date
1852
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1180 x 942 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Frank Mappin, 1974
Accession no
1974/59
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Juno
Juno

Wenceslaus Hollar Adam Elsheimer

Production date
1646
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
92 x 167 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/22
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