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Time, Death and Narrative
Time, Death and Narrative

Free entry

Time, Death and Narrative

Free entry

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Ann Shelton: Dark Matter
Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

Ann Shelton: Dark Matter

Free entry

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Kangaroo Crew
Kangaroo Crew

Free entry

Kangaroo Crew

Free entry

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Performance Portraits
Performance Portraits

Performance Portraits

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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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An Overture to the Text
An Overture to the Text

Free entry

An Overture to the Text

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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Tissot: Still on Top
Tissot: Still on Top

Free entry

Tissot: Still on Top

Free entry

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Five Māori Painters
Five Māori Painters

Free entry

Five Māori Painters

Free entry

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McCahon's Visible Mysteries
McCahon's Visible Mysteries

Free entry

McCahon's Visible Mysteries

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

Free entry

Necessary Distraction: A Painting Show

Free entry

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Yuki Kihara and John Pule
Yuki Kihara and John Pule

Free entry

Yuki Kihara and John Pule

Free entry

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Yinka Shonibare MBE
Yinka Shonibare MBE

$7 – $9

Yinka Shonibare MBE

$7 – $9

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Time: Connecting Past and Future
Time: Connecting Past and Future

Time: Connecting Past and Future

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Sacred Conversations
Sacred Conversations

Free entry

Sacred Conversations

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Mystic Truths
Mystic Truths

Free entry

Mystic Truths

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs
Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

Free entry

Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs

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The Walters Prize 2008
The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

The Walters Prize 2008

Free entry

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

Free entry

The 1st Auckland Triennial: Bright Paradise

Free entry

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Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003
Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

Shane Cotton Survey 1993–2003

$5 – $7

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The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate
The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

The Body Laid Bare: Masterpieces from Tate

$23, Members and Children 12 and under FREE Buy tickets

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Barbara Brookes: Herstory
Barbara Brookes: Herstory

11.45am

SOLD OUT

From the women who arrived on the first waka through waves of feminism to the song-bird Lorde, University of Otago historian Barbara Brookes applies a female lens to our past in her new book, A History of New Zealand Women

Barbara Brookes: Herstory

11.45am

SOLD OUT

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Leighton's Illustrations
Leighton's Illustrations

12pm

Free for Members

Join Assistant Curator Emma Jameson to look at the influence of classical mythology and the imagined past on Frederic Leighton’s illustrations for George Eliot’s novel Romola.

Leighton's Illustrations

12pm

Free for Members

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Artist talk: Ann Shelton
Artist talk: Ann Shelton

3pm

Free for Members

Join us for a talk with Ann Shelton, the day before the Auckland Art Gallery opens her new exhibition Ann Shelton: Dark Matter, the first major review of the Wellington photographer’s 20 years of practice. 

Artist talk: Ann Shelton

3pm

Free for Members

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A Touch of Sin (2013)
A Touch of Sin (2013)

3pm

Free

A Touch of Sin charts stories of contemporary Chinese life plucked straight from the headlines.

A Touch of Sin (2013)

3pm

Free

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Helene Wong with Roseanne Liang
Helene Wong with Roseanne Liang

12pm

Free

Join noted film critic and writer Helene Wong discussing her new book Being Chinese: A New Zealander’s Story with screenwriter and award winning director Roseanne Liang. 

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BWB Winter Talk Series: The Politics of Womanhood
BWB Winter Talk Series: The Politics of Womanhood

3pm

Free

Kate Hannah chairs a lively discussion about women’s lives today with Holly Walker and Barbara Brookes.

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Storytellers, Histories and Memories
Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

Reflecting on South America and its histories, the events planned for the first Space to Dream themed weekend offer reflections on how narrative enters into culture in South America.

Storytellers, Histories and Memories

10am – 5pm

Free

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Futuna Lecture Series 2017: Sarah Kenderdine
Futuna Lecture Series 2017: Sarah Kenderdine

6.30pm

$30 + booking fee Buy tickets

Professor Sarah Kenderdine will present a lecture that covers her research and practice which sits in the forefront of interactive and immersive experiences for galleries, libraries, archives and museums

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Wood Workshop at The Warren
Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

Follow in the footsteps of Danish designers, and create a contemporary wooden coat hook at community workshop The Warren. Before you step behind the workbench, Assistant Curator, Emma Jameson will give an introduction on Scandinavian design vernacular, and furniture designer Nathan Goldsworthy will show us around his studio

Wood Workshop at The Warren

10am–4pm

Members $140, Standard $190 Book now

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Doc Edge Presents: Gabo – The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez (2015)
Doc Edge Presents: Gabo – The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez (2015)

2pm

$5 + booking fee Buy tickets

This is the incredible story of Gabriel García Márquez — 'Gabo' to all of Latin America — winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, author of the globally popular masterpiece One Hundred Years of Solitude, and the most popular and perhaps best writer in Spanish since Cervantes.

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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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Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez (2015)
Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez (2015)

2pm

Free

This is the incredible story of Gabriel García Márquez — 'Gabo' to all of Latin America — winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, author of the globally popular masterpiece One Hundred Years of Solitude, and the most popular and perhaps best writer in Spanish since Cervantes.

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Oscar Enberg: Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole)
Oscar Enberg: Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White...

6.30pm

Free

Free screening of Oscar Enberg's new short film Red Beryl and crocodile, Opal (Irrational Exuberance in the White Man’s Hole). The film will be followed by a Q&A with the artist and Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art.

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Artist talk: Lonnie Hutchinson
Artist talk: Lonnie Hutchinson

1pm

Free

Female subjectivity and feminist narratives inspire Lonnie Hutchinson's unique approach to art-making, while her Māori and Samoan heritage inform her interest in pattern, the play of light and shadow, and the navigation between space and time.

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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

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.

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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A night of art and opera
A night of art and opera

7.30–8.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

Join us for a unique, intimate performance surrounded by art. 

A night of art and opera

7.30–8.30pm

Members $45, Non-members $55 Book now

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She Claims: Art Matters – Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan
She Claims: Art Matters – Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan

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. Edition three is a conversation between theatre maker Julia Croft and editor and writer Rosabel Tan.

She Claims: Art Matters – Julia Croft and Rosabel Tan

5.30–7.30pm

Members $25, General Admission $75 Book now

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An Introduction to Silo Theatre's Peter and the Wolf
An Introduction to Silo Theatre's Peter and the Wolf

12pm

Members-only

Come along and meet the artistic team behind Silo Theatre's new production Peter and the Wolf.

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Premiere: The air is a material (2016)
Premiere: The air is a material (2016)

4pm

Free

Enjoy a free screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton.

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The air is a material (2016)
The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

Enjoy a screening of The air is a material, a new documentary film on the work of contemporary New Zealand photographer Ann Shelton. This screening has been cancelled

The air is a material (2016)

6pm

CANCELLED

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Artists talk: Natalie Robertson and Gabriel Rossell-Santillán
Artists talk: Natalie Robertson and Gabriel Rossell-Santillán

2pm

Free

Artists Natalie Robertson and Gabriel Rossell-Santillán will present their works and develop a common discussion ground about their learning experiences, challenges and strategies of and working experiences with their ancestral histories.

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Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation
Easy Listening: Michael Stevenson and Simon Denny in conversation

6.30pm

Free – no bookings

Join artists Simon Denny and Michael Stevenson in conversation with Natasha Conland, Curator, Contemporary Art ahead of the opening of Michael's major new exhibition, Serene Velocity in Practice: MC510/CS183.

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VIP Exhibition Tour: fashion and the Pacific Sisters
VIP Exhibition Tour: fashion and the Pacific Sisters

9–10am

$35 Members, $85 non-Members (includes annual membership) Buy tickets

Join artist and Pacific Sisters’ member Suzanne Tamaki and New Zealand Fashion Museum director Doris de Pont for a VIP, early-morning tour of the exhibition Pacific Sisters: He Toa Tāera | Fashion Activists.

VIP Exhibition Tour: fashion and the Pacific Sisters

9–10am

$35 Members, $85 non-Members (includes annual membership) Buy tickets

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Short films
Short films

3.30pm

Free

In conjunction with Alliance Française Auckland we are pleased to screen a compilation of short films courtesy of the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival – the world's leading film festival dedicated to short films.

Short films

3.30pm

Free

Artworks

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Masina le sogi (Moon scent)
Masina le sogi (Moon scent)

Fatu Feu'u

Production date
1997
Medium
oil and oil stick on canvas
Size (h x w)
1460 x 1710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1997
Accession no
1997/29
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Legend of Sir Patrick Spens
Legend of Sir Patrick Spens

James Archer

On display

Production date
1870
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1156 x 2089 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/6
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Not on display

Nga Toki Mate Whenua - Axes Felling Trees, Kill the Land
Nga Toki Mate Whenua - Axes Felling Trees, Kill the Land

Tony Fomison

Production date
1983
Medium
oil on hessian
Size (h x w)
804 x 1058 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Chartwell Gift Collection, 2009
Accession no
2009/28/2
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Mahomet and the Monk Sergius
Mahomet and the Monk Sergius

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1508
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
290 x 217 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/85
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Susanna and the Elders
Susanna and the Elders

Annibale Carracci

Production date
circa 1590
Medium
etching and engraving
Size (h x w)
348 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/31
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Christ crucified between the two thieves
Christ crucified between the two thieves

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
circa 1643-circa 1644
Medium
etching on oval plate
Size (h x w)
136 x 97 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/14/1/2
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Selfish Thirst
Selfish Thirst

Lisa Reihana

Production date
2004
Medium
single channel video, standard definition (SD), 4:3, colour, silent
Size (h x w)
4min 9sec
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2007
Accession no
2007/16
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John the Baptist preaching
John the Baptist preaching

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/40
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The Last Judgement
The Last Judgement

Léonard Gaultier Michelangelo

Production date
late 16th century
Medium
steel engraving
Size (h x w)
309 x 231 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/6
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The return of Jacob
The return of Jacob

Sébastien Bourdon

Production date
circa 1637-circa 1640
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
273 x 198 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/23
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Satan leaving the gate of Hell, guarded by Sin and Death
Satan leaving the gate of Hell, guarded by Sin and Death

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1821
Medium
pencil with grey wash, brown wash and yellow wash
Size (h x w)
398 x 301 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/77
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The Flight into Egypt
The Flight into Egypt

Sébastien Bourdon

Production date
mid 17th century
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
227 x 191 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/25
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What is a Comparison?
What is a Comparison?

Ronald Kitaj

Production date
1964
Medium
serigraph
Size (h x w)
787 x 562 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/45/1
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Joseph's coat brought to Jacob
Joseph's coat brought to Jacob

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
1629
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
107 x 80 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/14/2
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Moses and the Israelites beside the Red Sea
Moses and the Israelites beside the Red Sea

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/13
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The Baptism of Christ in the Jordan
The Baptism of Christ in the Jordan

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/38
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Christ feeding the multitude
Christ feeding the multitude

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/44
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The Agony in the Garden
The Agony in the Garden

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
circa 1657
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
82 x 111 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/14/1/1
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Composite Scene: The Crucifixion, Saint George and the Dragon, etc
Composite Scene: The Crucifixion, Saint George and the Dragon, etc

Virgil Solis

Production date
mid 16th century
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
54 x 161 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/88
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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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Study for the three witches in Macbeth
Study for the three witches in Macbeth

Henry Fuseli

Production date
circa 1783
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
420 x 537 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1980
Accession no
1980/8
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War Speech
War Speech

Augustus Earle

Production date
1838
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
369 x 550 x 17 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 1998
Accession no
1998/32/1/9
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Death of a God
Death of a God

John Pule

Production date
1999
Medium
ink, oil crayon
Size (h x w)
765 x 568 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Harriet Friedlander, 2000
Accession no
2000/13/1-18
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Cain Slaying Abel
Cain Slaying Abel

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1529
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
165 x 116 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/82/1
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Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt
Moses leading the Israelites out of Egypt

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/12
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Christ asks of His Disciples 'Will you also go away?'
Christ asks of His Disciples 'Will you also go away?'

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/43
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Ripeka kōwhai
Ripeka kōwhai

Robert Jahnke

Production date
2015
Medium
wood, paint, neon, one way glass, mirror, electricity
Size (h x w)
1470 x 1470 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2018
Accession no
2018/26/2
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Ripeka whero
Ripeka whero

Robert Jahnke

Production date
2015
Medium
wood, paint, neon, one way glass, mirror, electricity
Size (h x w)
1470 x 1470 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 2018
Accession no
2018/26/1
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Saint Luke
Saint Luke

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/29
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The Last Judgement
The Last Judgement

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1570
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/47
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The Entombment
The Entombment

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/58
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Not on display

Joshua laying waste to the walls of Jericho
Joshua laying waste to the walls of Jericho

Hieronymus Wierix Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/18
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Eliphaz's Vision of God
Eliphaz's Vision of God

William Blake

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
534 x 435 x 22 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/9
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The Expulsion from Paradise
The Expulsion from Paradise

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1529
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
165 x 118 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/82/3
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Christ healing the cripples
Christ healing the cripples

Abraham de Bruyn Pieter van der Borcht

Production date
1583
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
114 x 73 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/86/42
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Not on display

Saint Jerome in the desert
Saint Jerome in the desert

Lucas van Leyden

Production date
1516
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
154 x 135 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/89
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