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Radical Beginnings
Radical Beginnings

Radical Beginnings

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Five Māori Painters
Five Māori Painters

Free entry

Five Māori Painters

Free entry

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Taste: Food and Feasting in Art
Taste: Food and Feasting in Art

$5 - $7

Taste: Food and Feasting in Art

$5 - $7

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British and French Modernism
British and French Modernism

Free entry

British and French Modernism

Free entry

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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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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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Gordon Walters: New Vision
Gordon Walters: New Vision

Gordon Walters: New Vision

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An Enchanted Tea Experience
An Enchanted Tea Experience

11am–12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm

$40 plus booking fees for Non Members, $22.50 plus booking fees for Gallery Members Book now

An Enchanted Tea Experience

11am–12.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm

$40 plus booking fees for Non Members, $22.50 plus booking fees for Gallery Members Book now

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Zen and the Art of Tea
Zen and the Art of Tea

3pm

Free

Germán Tirado from Zealong tea presents a tea tasting presentation and will demonstrate how to correctly brew tea and explain what types of tea are best matched to your temperament and well-being.

Zen and the Art of Tea

3pm

Free

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Tea with Mussolini (1999)
Tea with Mussolini (1999)

1pm

Free

Tea With Mussolini is a touching and nostalgic, semi-autobiographical movie based on the director’s memories of his childhood in Florence before and during World War II. 

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Coffee morning
Coffee morning

10.30am

Free for Members

Join the membership team for coffee or tea and hear about our upcoming events.

Coffee morning

10.30am

Free for Members

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Curator's talk: Zara Stanhope on Yang Fudong
Curator's talk: Zara Stanhope on Yang Fudong

10:30am

Koha

Join Principal Curator Dr Zara Stanhope for a discussion on Yang Fudong: Filmscapes the stunning first-ever survey exhibition in New Zealand of China's preeminent moving image artist.

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Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa *Postponed*
Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa *Postponed*

10am – 12pm

Members $75, non-Members $125

Do not miss this opportunity to participate in a special workshop with one of New Zealand’s most respected figures in contemporary Māori clay art making, Wi Taepa

Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa *Postponed*

10am – 12pm

Members $75, non-Members $125

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Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte
Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy John Hoyte's 1873 watercolour View of Auckland.

Acrylics Painting Workshop: Paint like John Hoyte

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa
Māori clay art making with artist Wi Taepa

11am – 1pm

SOLD OUT

Do not miss this opportunity to participate in a special workshop with one of New Zealand’s most respected figures in contemporary Māori clay art making, Wi Taepa.

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Rita Angus' 1965 painting Scrub burning, Northern Hawke's Bay which is currently on display in the exhibition Earthly Visions.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Rita Angus

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Painting Workshop: William Hodges
Painting Workshop: William Hodges

10.30am–1pm

Members $80, Non-members $130 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to paint by copying William Hodges’ Dusky Bay in New Zealand.

Painting Workshop: William Hodges

10.30am–1pm

Members $80, Non-members $130 Book now

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Artist talk: Richard Killeen on Gordon Walters
Artist talk: Richard Killeen on Gordon Walters

10.30am–12pm

$35 for Members, $85 for non-Members Buy tickets

Join us on for an exclusive talk between Curator, New Zealand Art Julia Waite and artist Richard Killeen in the beautiful Members Lounge overlooking Albert Park.

Artist talk: Richard Killeen on Gordon Walters

10.30am–12pm

$35 for Members, $85 for non-Members Buy tickets

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March Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
March Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

Photographer, lecturer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt is back with his half-day workshop.

March Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

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SOLD OUT Acrylic Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins
SOLD OUT Acrylic Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

10.30am–1pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

SOLD OUT Acrylic Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

10.30am–1pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

NZ Bush Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins
SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

2–4.30pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

SOLD OUT Painting Workshop: Paint like Frances Hodgkins

2–4.30pm

$90 for Members $140 for non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden
Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

Discover your inner artist, and learn how to copy Henri Hayden's 1918 painting Still Life with Guitar, Bottle of Bass and Fruit.

Social Painting Workshop: Paint like Henri Hayden

10.30am – 1pm

Members $90, non-Members $140 Book now

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Floral Embroidery workshop
Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

Explore the beautiful details of flowers through hand embroidery.

Floral Embroidery workshop

$195 Members, $245 non-Members Book now

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Contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy workshop
Contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy workshop

1–4pm

Members $130, non-Members $180 Book now

Whether you are a complete beginner or have practised calligraphy with a brush pen before, this workshop is the perfect introduction to contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy. Kate Hursthouse will hand you the tools, warm you up with some exercises, and take you through a full introductory alphabet.

Contemporary pointed-pen calligraphy workshop

1–4pm

Members $130, non-Members $180 Book now

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SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop
SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs.

SOLD OUT Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm & 2pm–4pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership) Book now

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Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods
Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

Floral Embroidery Workshop with Fleur Woods

10.30am–4.30pm

$195 Members / $245 non-Members (includes a one-year Membership) Book now

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POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop
POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership). Book now

Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi) is the Japanese art of repairing broken objects. Loosely translating to ‘golden joinery’, kintsugi values breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, using lacquer and powdered metal to make visible repairs. Learn how to piece your broken ceramics back together with beauty in this workshop led by Yuka O’Shannessy.

POSTPONED Kintsugi workshop

10.30am–1pm

Members $125, Non-Members $185 (includes a Membership). Book now

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AUT Symposium: Art and Performance
AUT Symposium: Art and Performance

10am–5pm

This one-day symposium, accompanied by performance events, addresses the nature of performance and performativity especially for Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Wonderland
Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

Celebrate the opening of Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room and participate in a day of performances, activities and music. Explore the Gallery through another lens!

Wonderland

10am–3pm

Free

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Photography workshop with Simon Devitt
Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

Boost your skills at using photography as a storytelling medium and rediscover ways to share your images with the world in ways beyond our digital devices. Through exercises carefully curated by photographer and award-winning publisher Simon Devitt you will gain new perspectives and make a start on creating or further developing your own visual language.

Photography workshop with Simon Devitt

11am–3.30pm

$150 for Members, $200 non-Members Book now

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Embellishing the Flaw with Fraser Crowe
Embellishing the Flaw with Fraser Crowe

1–4pm

$95 Members, $145 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

Stitching is storytelling and mending matters! Do you have a special garment or textile item that has worn away, is stained, or needs some attention? Do you want to explore textiles and clothing as carriers of ideas, culture and personal history, and be part of an informal ‘bigger picture’ discussion about sustainability in relationship to design and cultural artefacts?

 

Embellishing the Flaw with Fraser Crowe

1–4pm

$95 Members, $145 non-Members (includes annual membership) Book now

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Cultural Festival 2018
Cultural Festival 2018

11am – 4pm

The Cultural Festival 2018 celebrates the vibrant art and culture of our local Asian communities.

Cultural Festival 2018

11am – 4pm

Artworks

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The Dominion. PM: TIME FOR A CUP OF TEA. Friday. 29 JANUARY 1988.
The Dominion. PM: TIME FOR A CUP OF TEA. Friday. 29 JANUARY 1988.

Michael Stevenson

Production date
2002
Medium
photocopy, screenprint and dye on paper
Size (h x w)
600 x 420 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/10/40
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Tea set
Tea set

Michael Smither

Production date
2005
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
200 x 290 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 2011
Accession no
2011/18/2
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Tea Tree
Tea Tree

Trevor Lloyd

Production date
circa 1921
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
310 x 98 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Connie and Olive Lloyd, 1973
Accession no
1973/7/41
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Tea Time
Tea Time

Ava Seymour

Production date
1997
Medium
collage
Size (h x w)
635 x 707 x 44 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/29/9
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Two women picking tea
Two women picking tea

Utagawa Hiroshige II

Production date
circa 1850
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
252 x 182 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M105
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Local Government Tea Party
Local Government Tea Party

Emily Karaka

Production date
1997
Medium
acrylic on hessian on board
Size (h x w)
1800 x 3600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2013
Accession no
2013/24.1-3
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A Tea House, Shanghai
A Tea House, Shanghai

Mortimer Menpes

Production date
1875-1938
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
200 x 303 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr E B Gunson, 1933
Accession no
1933/6
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Bushell's Tea (artwork for poster)
Bushell's Tea (artwork for poster)

Joseph Moran

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
408 x 307 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs K M Marsh, 1976
Accession no
1976/40/1/1
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Three Girls Having Tea in a Garden
Three Girls Having Tea in a Garden

Kate Greenaway

Production date
late 19th century
Medium
colour lithograph
Size (h x w)
91 x 93 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/94/2
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志野茶碗 [Shino tea bowl]
志野茶碗 [Shino tea bowl]

Osamu Suzuki

Production date
circa 1940-1985
Medium
ceramic
Size (h x w)
88 x 140 x 140 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the collection of Hideaki Fukutake
Accession no
L2016/18/45
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Afternoon tea, Leeston.  Centre: Eric Lawry; Right: Gwen Lawry
Afternoon tea, Leeston. Centre: Eric Lawry; Right: Gwen Lawry

Spence

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
107 x 150 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1999
Accession no
1999/33/45
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Manuka or tea tree – Leptospermum scoparium (pink)
Manuka or tea tree – Leptospermum scoparium (pink)

Fanny Osborne

Production date
late 19th century-early 20th century
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mrs S M M Nicol, 2015
Accession no
M2015/24/9
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Manuka or tea tree – Lentospermum scoparium (red)
Manuka or tea tree – Lentospermum scoparium (red)

Fanny Osborne

Production date
late 19th century-early 20th century
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mrs S M M Nicol, 2015
Accession no
M2015/24/25
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A Cup of Tea (Une Tasse de Thé)
A Cup of Tea (Une Tasse de Thé)

Walter Sickert

Production date
1905
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
508 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/18
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"The Cup of Tea" at Half-way House, Wangamoa
"The Cup of Tea" at Half-way House, Wangamoa

Frederick Tyree William Tyree

Production date
Unknown
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
197 x 248 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1978
Accession no
1978/6
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The Birth of Adonis, or Portrait of three prominent men, or The Kiwi cup of tea
The Birth of Adonis, or Portrait of three prominent men, or The Kiwi cup of tea

Mary McIntyre

Production date
1981
Medium
acrylic on board
Size (h x w)
1540 x 1225 x 65 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/16
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Know this place
Know this place

Richard Killeen

Production date
1993
Medium
acrylic and collage on aluminium
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1993
Accession no
1992/31.1-64
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Portrait of Edith
Portrait of Edith

M T Woollaston

Production date
circa 1936
Medium
oil on paper on board
Size (h x w)
485 x 375 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1988
Accession no
1988/13
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Steel Works Night Shift
Steel Works Night Shift

Graham Smith

Production date
1987
Medium
gelatin silver print
Size (h x w)
274 x 344 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1987
Accession no
1987/29/84
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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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Domestriad
Domestriad

Dick Frizzell

Production date
1977
Medium
screenprint
Size (h x w)
425 x 450 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1977
Accession no
1977/51
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Red Label (1st state)
Red Label (1st state)

Robin White Itoiningaina Catholic Women's Training Centre

Production date
1998
Medium
woven pandanus, commercial dye, traditional dye
Size (h x w)
320 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/12/10
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Red Label (2nd state)
Red Label (2nd state)

Robin White Itoiningaina Catholic Women's Training Centre

Production date
1998
Medium
woven pandanus, commercial dye, traditional dye
Size (h x w)
320 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/12/11
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Miner's canteen
Miner's canteen

Josef Herman

Production date
1960
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
915 x 122 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/3/1
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Apprehended by a Magistrate
Apprehended by a Magistrate

William Hogarth

Production date
1732
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
455 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Walter Auburn through the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1979
Accession no
1979/41/3
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Arrival of the Bride
Arrival of the Bride

Studio of Swain Francis Walker

Production date
19th century
Medium
wood engraving
Size (h x w)
144 x 227 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the relatives of Mr T V Gulliver, 1939
Accession no
1939/4/165
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Red Label (final state)
Red Label (final state)

Robin White Itoiningaina Catholic Women's Training Centre

Production date
1998
Medium
woven pandanus, commercial dye, traditional dye
Size (h x w)
320 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2000
Accession no
2000/12/12
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Smoko, Herne Bay 1984
Smoko, Herne Bay 1984

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
2000/28/157
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C’est comme moi, tout comme moi ! … C’est la garde nationale qu’a fait mon malheur … une nuit … en patrouille ... j’ai voulu rentrer chez moi ... alors … j’ai vu la chose, comme je vous vois… [It's like me, exactly like me! ... the National Guard is the cause for my misfortune ... one night ... on patrol ... I wanted to return to my house ... then ... I had seen the thing, just as I see you ...]
C’est comme moi, tout comme moi ! … C’est la garde nationale qu’a fait mon malhe...

Honoré Daumier

Production date
28 Jan 1838
Medium
lithograph
Size (h x w)
195 x 278 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/50/14/1
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Back Yard Picnic
Back Yard Picnic

Isabel de Bohun Lockyer

Production date
1935
Medium
linocut
Size (h x w)
307 x 385 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Rex Nan Kivell, 1953
Accession no
1953/2/130
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The two Eves (Portrait of Evelyn Page)
The two Eves (Portrait of Evelyn Page)

Janet Paul

Production date
1981
Medium
oil on board
Size (h x w)
445 x 408 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1981
Accession no
1981/44
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The Quarrel with her Protector
The Quarrel with her Protector

William Hogarth

Production date
1732
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
455 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Walter Auburn through the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1979
Accession no
1979/41/2
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On Strike
On Strike

Percy Thomas

Production date
1879
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
162 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs Ada Chapman Taylor, 1930
Accession no
1930/4/40
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Japan 3, 4, 5
Japan 3, 4, 5

W D Hammond

Production date
1992
Medium
oil on steel
Size (h x w)
2140 x 1220 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Patrons of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1992
Accession no
1992/16
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Interior of a New Zealand house
Interior of a New Zealand house

Edith Halcombe

Production date
circa 1880
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
528 x 580 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1994
Accession no
1994/20
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Women Resting in the Votive Picture Hall at Asakusa
Women Resting in the Votive Picture Hall at Asakusa

Chobunsai Eishi

On display

Production date
1792-1793
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
373 x 247 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M26
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