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Five Māori Painters
Five Māori Painters

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Five Māori Painters

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Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive
Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive

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Marti Friedlander: Artists in the Archive

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Fatu Feu'u: 'O le Tautai Samoa
Fatu Feu'u: 'O le Tautai Samoa

Fatu Feu'u: 'O le Tautai Samoa

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Goldie & Lindauer: Approaching Portraiture
Goldie & Lindauer: Approaching Portraiture

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Goldie & Lindauer: Approaching Portraiture

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

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Rita Angus: Life & Vision

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The Subject in the Land
The Subject in the Land

The Subject in the Land

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Judy Millar: Rock Drop
Judy Millar: Rock Drop

Judy Millar: Rock Drop

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John Weeks: Art in the Archive
John Weeks: Art in the Archive

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John Weeks: Art in the Archive

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Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things
Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things

$5 - $7

Max Gimblett: The Brush of All Things

$5 - $7

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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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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years
Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

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Towards Auckland: Colin McCahon the Gallery Years

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In Shifting Light
In Shifting Light

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In Shifting Light

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Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings
Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings

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Doris Lusk: Acrade Awnings

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Kinder's Presence
Kinder's Presence

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Kinder's Presence

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The Body Reborn
The Body Reborn

The Body Reborn

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Gordon Walters: Prints + Design
Gordon Walters: Prints + Design

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Gordon Walters: Prints + Design

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The Walters Prize 2002
The Walters Prize 2002

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The Walters Prize 2002

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Goya: Folly and War
Goya: Folly and War

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Goya: Folly and War

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Gordon Walters in Print
Gordon Walters in Print

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Gordon Walters in Print

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Artist talk: Judy Millar
Artist talk: Judy Millar

3pm

Free

Join one of New Zealand’s most experimental and internationally recognised artists, Judy Millar, as shes discusses her major, site-specific commission, Rock Drop 2017 located in the Gallery’s South Atrium.

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Artists' talk: Xiong Yu and Chen Qiang
Artists' talk: Xiong Yu and Chen Qiang

1pm

Join painter Professor Xiong Yu and visiting digital media artist Chen Qiang from Chengdu in conversation about their new group show Collapsing Borders at Pah Homestead with co-curators Warren Pringle and Yanxin Zhong.

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

3pm

Free

A screening of the documentary on the great Spanish artist, written and presented by the late Robert Hughes, one of the world’s leading art critics and Goya specialists.

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius
Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

1pm

Free

A screening of the documentary on the great Spanish artist, written and presented by the late Robert Hughes, one of the world’s leading art critics and Goya specialists.

Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

1pm

Free

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Gordon Walters unlocked: Laurence Simmons – Revelation and Reassessment
Gordon Walters unlocked: Laurence Simmons – Revelation and Reassessment

2pm

Join Professor Laurence Simmons for a lecture discussing the importance of intuition, chance, randomness, colour, sensuality and mysticism for Gordon Walters and will seek to demonstrate the active participation in a varied cultural history that lies beneath his work.

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Preview: Gordon Walters: New Vision
Preview: Gordon Walters: New Vision

12–4pm

Members-only

Be one of the first people to enjoy Gordon Walters: New Vision, the first comprehensive survey of the artist’s complete body of work. 

Preview: Gordon Walters: New Vision

12–4pm

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Roger Blackley: Lindauer versus Goldie
Roger Blackley: Lindauer versus Goldie

1pm

Free

Join Associate Professor, School of Art History, Roger Blackley, Victoria University of Wellington as he explores some of the radical differences that distinguish our two most well known portrait painters, Goldie and Lindauer.

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Conservator's talk: Sarah Hillary on Lindauer
Conservator's talk: Sarah Hillary on Lindauer

3pm

Free

Learn more about Gottfried Lindauer’s painting technique from Principal Conservator Sarah Hillary. Her talk considers to what extent the artist relied on photography and how knowledge of technique can help in authentication. Sarah will compare the artist’s work with the other famous painter of Māori, CF Goldie, and discuss what has been gained from the examination of Lindauer forgeries.

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Panel discussion: Kitchen Table Conversations
Panel discussion: Kitchen Table Conversations

6pm

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Join us for a panel discussion around the opportunities and concerns for New Zealand women artists in the 21st century inspired by the work of Anne McCahon.

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Hidden symbols: decoding vanitas paintings
Hidden symbols: decoding vanitas paintings

12pm

Free

Senior Curator, Mary Kisler looks at the symbolism of the vanitas used by both 17th century painters such as Bourjinon, Collier and Netscher and contemporary New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington.

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Ron Brownson: the photography of David Wojnarowicz and John Coplans
Ron Brownson: the photography of David Wojnarowicz and John Coplans

1pm

Exhibition entry fee applies

Join Senior Curator Ron Brownson for talk on the work of The Body Laid Bare artists David Wojnarowicz and John Coplans.

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After hours talk: Imogen Taylor and Julia Waite
After hours talk: Imogen Taylor and Julia Waite

6pm

Free

Current McCahon House artist in residence, Imogen Taylor, discusses her art practice and her residency experience with Assistant Curator, Julia Waite.

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University Lecture Series Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
University Lecture Series Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

10.30am–12.30pm

$150 Members, $190 non-Members Book now

Gain unique insight to the work and life of trailblazing New Zealand artist Frances Hodgkins through this three-week lecture series presented in partnership with the University of Auckland.

University Lecture Series Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

10.30am–12.30pm

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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

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Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys
Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

1–4pm

FREE (Members and Members guests* only)

We invite all Members to come to the Preview of Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys on Friday 3 May. This major exhibition traces Hodgkins’ creative and peripatetic life, from her upbringing in Dunedin, through France, Morocco and Spain to her final days in England, examining the influence of location on her development as a modernist painter and the notion of travel and journeying as a source of artistic inspiration. 

 

Members Preview: Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

1–4pm

FREE (Members and Members guests* only)

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Peter Simpson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson
Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

Lecture series Colin McCahon: Ron Brownson

10.30am–12.30pm

$37 for Members and $47 for non-Members. Book now

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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

Artworks

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Petrus van der Velden
Petrus van der Velden

Stanley Andrew

Production date
1909
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
188 x 139 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, The Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/7/3
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Joshua Reynolds
Joshua Reynolds

James Northcote

Production date
circa 1773
Medium
oil on paper, mounted on canvas
Size (h x w)
548 x 448 x 48 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/88
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Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Rita Angus

Production date
circa 1944
Medium
pencil, watercolour
Size (h x w)
366 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1983
Accession no
1983/54
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Buffalmacco or 'Todescho di Casa Fuchera'
Buffalmacco or 'Todescho di Casa Fuchera'

Wenceslaus Hollar Giorgio Giorgione

Production date
1650
Medium
etching and engraving
Size (h x w)
216 x 178 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/206
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Hans Holbein
Hans Holbein

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1647
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
139 x 106 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/23
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Green Park
Green Park

Kenneth Hall

Production date
1937
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
305 x 406 x 19 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1950
Accession no
1950/2/21
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Self-portrait
Self-portrait

A Lois White

Production date
circa 1945
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
405 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1992
Accession no
1992/4/2
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Ivan Ruscoe

Production date
1947
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
457 x 355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1947
Accession no
1947/2
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Portrait of an artist
Portrait of an artist

Sydney Goldsmith

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
425 x 555 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/93
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Raphael
Raphael

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1651
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
250 x 170 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/27
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Self portrait
Self portrait

Peter McIntyre

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
447 x 314 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1950
Accession no
1950/1/1
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Hendrik van der Borcht the Younger
Hendrik van der Borcht the Younger

Wenceslaus Hollar Johannes Meyssens

Production date
1648
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
165 x 116 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/204
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Milan Mrkusich 1981
Milan Mrkusich 1981

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
478 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/131
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Portrait of the Painter Fristrom
Portrait of the Painter Fristrom

Gerald Jones

Production date
circa 1912
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
230 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, transferred from the E H McCormick Research Library, 1993
Accession no
1993/1
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At Beverage Street, Christchurch, 1971
At Beverage Street, Christchurch, 1971

Mark Adams

Production date
1995
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
455 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mark Adams and the Partners of Ernst & Young, 1995
Accession no
1994/25/5
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Albrecht Dürer the Elder
Albrecht Dürer the Elder

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1640
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
284 x 204 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/19
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Tony Fomision (II) 1978
Tony Fomision (II) 1978

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
322 x 479 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/130
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Louis J. Steele
Louis J. Steele

A Vyvyan Hunt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour, collage
Size (h x w)
305 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/9/2
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Portrait of Rita Angus
Portrait of Rita Angus

Marti Friedlander

Production date
1968
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
368 x 279 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/29/1
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Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer

Wenceslaus Hollar Albrecht Dürer

Production date
1645
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
226 x 163 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M2001/32/25
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Self-portrait as his father
Self-portrait as his father

Richard McWhannell

Production date
1995
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
500 x 798 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1995
Accession no
1994/35
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First Portrait, at Beverage Street, Christchurch, 1971
First Portrait, at Beverage Street, Christchurch, 1971

Mark Adams

Production date
1995
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
360 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mark Adams and the Partners of Ernst & Young, 1995
Accession no
1994/25/4
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Jeffrey Harris, Painter, April 1984 Dunedin
Jeffrey Harris, Painter, April 1984 Dunedin

Adrienne Martyn

Production date
1984
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
265 x 263 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/46/1
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Joanna Paul, Artist, April 1981, Dunedin
Joanna Paul, Artist, April 1981, Dunedin

Adrienne Martyn

Production date
1981
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
267 x 263 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/46/2
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The Painter
The Painter

Kathleen Walne

Production date
1936
Medium
watercolour and gouache
Size (h x w)
426 x 328 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/144
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C.F. Goldie at his easel
C.F. Goldie at his easel

Gerald Jones

Production date
circa 1905
Medium
bromoil photographic print
Size (h x w)
173 x 147 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/15/4
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Portrait of Gottfried Lindauer
Portrait of Gottfried Lindauer

Allen Hutchinson

Production date
1902
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
355 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss Isa Outhwaite
Accession no
U/30/2
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Bone idol
Bone idol

Richard McWhannell

Production date
1985
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
865 x 760 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/50
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The Portrait Painter's Shew Room
The Portrait Painter's Shew Room

Thomas Rowlandson

Production date
1802
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
151 x 237 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/126
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E.W. Payton
E.W. Payton

A Vyvyan Hunt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
305 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/9/16
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Studio at Gunson Street, Ponsonby, 14 May 1977
Studio at Gunson Street, Ponsonby, 14 May 1977

Mark Adams

Production date
1995
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
465 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mark Adams and the Partners of Ernst & Young, 1995
Accession no
1994/25/3
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Doris Lusk 1978
Doris Lusk 1978

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
479 x 322 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/56
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Rita Angus 1969
Rita Angus 1969

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
478 x 324 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/55
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Self Portrait at age 80
Self Portrait at age 80

Hans Thoma

Production date
1919
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
392 x 283 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/202
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Portrait of C.F. Goldie
Portrait of C.F. Goldie

Unknown artist

Production date
circa 1915
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
226 x 151 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jack and Joan Cooper, 1996
Accession no
1995/4
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Frank Wright
Frank Wright

A Vyvyan Hunt

Production date
circa 1895
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
305 x 225 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/9/3
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NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
Production date
1961-1986
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Carole Shepheard and Fine Arts Library, University of Auckland, 2005
Accession no
RC2002/2
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NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
NZ Society of Sculptors, Painters and Associates Inc.
Production date
1986-1987
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Don Solomon, c 1988
Accession no
RC2014/3
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NZSSPA Artist Talks
NZSSPA Artist Talks
Production date
1983-1986
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Claudia Pond Eyley and Murray Gilbert, 2006
Accession no
RC2010/4
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Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Resources
Roger Collins Frances Hodgkins Resources
Production date
1893-1949
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Roger Collins, 2017
Accession no
RC2017/5

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