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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

Exhibition entry fee applies

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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A spectacle of spectacles
A spectacle of spectacles

H James

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
205 x 268 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2010
Accession no
2010/14/274
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Two Heads
Two Heads

Michael Nicholson

Production date
1956
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
248 x 360 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1986
Accession no
1986/27
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Portrait of Chichester
Portrait of Chichester

Christopher Perkins

Production date
1932
Medium
conte
Size (h x w)
380 x 280 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/7
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Portrait of Sir John Logan Campbell
Portrait of Sir John Logan Campbell

Louis John Steele

Production date
1910
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1200 x 925 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Auckland Picture Purchase Fund, 1910
Accession no
1910/2
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Jim Allan - Overexposed
Jim Allan - Overexposed

Barry Cleavin

Production date
1980
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
139 x 83 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Ms Jeanette McCracken, 1982
Accession no
1982/45/15
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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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Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling

William Strang

Production date
1898
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
445 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1953
Accession no
1953/8/8
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An Old Lady
An Old Lady

Kathleen Walne

Production date
1934
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
556 x 383 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lucy Carrington Wertheim, 1948
Accession no
1948/7/143
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Portrait
Portrait

John Lethbridge

Production date
1974
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
787 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/16
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Empire Builders
Empire Builders

James Boswell

Production date
1935
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
273 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1940
Accession no
1940/3/26
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Watching Miss New Zealand Parade, Cuba Mall
Watching Miss New Zealand Parade, Cuba Mall

Ans Westra

Production date
1971
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
289 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, 1976
Accession no
1976/14/4
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Eric Warner, Commercial Artist
Eric Warner, Commercial Artist

Arnold Goodwin

Production date
1917
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
220 x 136 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/43/2/4
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Man at an outdoor cafe
Man at an outdoor cafe

Glenn Busch

Production date
1973
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
178 x 120 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/48/3
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The Artist
The Artist

Roy Dalgarno

Production date
Unknown
Medium
etching, aquatint
Size (h x w)
501 x 374 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/2
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Vacation 2 (Gone Fishing)
Vacation 2 (Gone Fishing)

Greer Twiss

Production date
1984
Medium
lead, tawa, steel
Size (h x w)
1935 x 2250 x 1425 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1984
Accession no
1984/48
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Freda Cook demonstrating against the American Base at Woodbourne
Freda Cook demonstrating against the American Base at Woodbourne

Ans Westra

Production date
1971
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
305 x 252 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1985
Accession no
1985/5/6
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Polynesian Potae
Polynesian Potae

Emily Karaka

Production date
2000
Medium
acrylic on canvas
Size (h x w)
2400 x 1500 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2001
Accession no
2001/19
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Thomas Vireloque
Thomas Vireloque

Paul Gavarni

Production date
1854
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
274 x 203 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1979
Accession no
1979/45/2
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Watching Miss New Zealand Parade, Cuba Mall
Watching Miss New Zealand Parade, Cuba Mall

Ans Westra

Production date
1971
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
230 x 285 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/52/2
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Emile Zola
Emile Zola

William Rothenstein

Production date
1894
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
257 x 218 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1953
Accession no
1953/8/4
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Dr Diana Mason, 1979
Dr Diana Mason, 1979

Peter Black

Production date
1979
Medium
selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
237 x 160 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/4/3
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Two Self-Portraits and Studio Window
Two Self-Portraits and Studio Window

John Bratby

Production date
1975
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1220 x 910 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Artist, 1984
Accession no
1984/12/9
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Eric Warner, Commercial Artist
Eric Warner, Commercial Artist

Arnold Goodwin

Production date
1917
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
220 x 136 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/32/4
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Nouma Kiriau, Velvet Crescent, Otara
Nouma Kiriau, Velvet Crescent, Otara

Greg Semu

Production date
1994
Medium
gelatin silver print, toned with gold and selenium
Size (h x w)
610 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1996
Accession no
1995/20/2
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Warren Tippett 1967
Warren Tippett 1967

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
785 x 635 x 35 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/133
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"And now let me reveal Labour's three-Bob election winning secret weapons!"
"And now let me reveal Labour's three-Bob election winning secret weapons!"

Jim Lynch

Production date
1984
Medium
original editorial cartoon
Size (h x w)
245 x 305 mm
Credit line
Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 1984
Accession no
C1994/1/474
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Mary Chen of Singapore
Mary Chen of Singapore

Ivy Copeland

Production date
1947
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
750 x 615 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1973
Accession no
1973/9/1
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Leonard, (and Rover) Suva
Leonard, (and Rover) Suva

Max Oettli

Production date
1974
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
160 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
1975/58/4
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Kevin Ellis, Metal Polisher
Kevin Ellis, Metal Polisher

Glenn Busch

Production date
1982
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
229 x 227 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/63/21
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Secretary bird (23) from 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks'
Secretary bird (23) from 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks'

Studio of Walt Disney

Production date
1971
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
305 x 381 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Walt Disney Productions, California, 1976
Accession no
1976/27/1/5
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Watt in London under National
Watt in London under National

Peter Bromhead

Production date
04 Feb 1976
Medium
ink
Size (h x w)
152 x 216 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/47/7
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Lillian Johnson
Lillian Johnson

Clive Stone

Production date
1978
Medium
black and white photograph
Size (h x w)
187 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/42/7
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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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Right Reverend Churchill Julius, DD, Bishop of Christchurch
Right Reverend Churchill Julius, DD, Bishop of Christchurch

A Vyvyan Hunt

Production date
Unknown
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
330 x 228 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1969
Accession no
1969/9/6
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Alister Taylor and Deborah Coddington 1978
Alister Taylor and Deborah Coddington 1978

Marti Friedlander

Production date
2000
Medium
gelatin silver prints, toned with gold
Size (h x w)
323 x 478 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Marti Friedlander, with assistance from the Elise Mourant Bequest, 2001
Accession no
2000/28/136
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The Outing
The Outing

Anne Graham

Production date
1965
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
409 x 384 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/14
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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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