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Temples for the Gods
Temples for the Gods

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Temples for the Gods

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Aperture
Aperture

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Aperture

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Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop
Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

In anticipation of our exhibition Enchanted Worlds: Hokusai, Hiroshige and the Art of Edo Japan, opening Sat 7 Mar, host Samantha Copland will guide you through a full day of fragrance design, inspired by Japanese flavours. 

Enchanted Worlds perfume workshop

10.30am–4pm

Members $335, Non Member $399 (includes a one-year Gallery Membership) Book now

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Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen
Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

Members only – pay what you want Book now

Texas-based professor and writer, Janine Barchas returns to New Zealand to share some surprising findings about early art rentals.

Please note: This is an online event.

Art Rentals in the Age of Jane Austen

2—3pm

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Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous
Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

This winter, we are thrilled to be hosting internationally renowned iconographer Aidan Hart for a two-night lecture series which explores the history of Christian Orthodox iconography and its influence on contemporary art. 

In these two lectures we will first explore the function of icons and how this affects their form, and then see how they inspired many key twentieth-century artists.

Aidan Hart Lectures: Icons and the Numinous

6–8pm

Members $90, Non-Members $155, Students $50 Book now

Artworks

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Apsara
Apsara

Unknown artist

Production date
10th century-12th century
Medium
pink sandstone
Size (h x w)
787 x 317 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/17/1
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Self-portrait, Borobudur
Self-portrait, Borobudur

Theo Schoon

Production date
circa 1936-circa 1939
Medium
carbon print photograph
Size (h x w)
188 x 237 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2014
Accession no
2014/14/2
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Holy River
Holy River

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
2003/38/4
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Myôshin-ji Sekko matsu (Sekkô's Pine Tree at Myôshin-ji Temple
Myôshin-ji Sekko matsu (Sekkô's Pine Tree at Myôshin-ji Temple

Hasegawa Sodanobu I

Production date
1870-1871
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
170 x 237 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M192
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Presentation de la Vierge Marie dans le Temple
Presentation de la Vierge Marie dans le Temple

Jacques Callot

Production date
1630s
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
216 x 125 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/655
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The Daughters of Aglaura
The Daughters of Aglaura

Wenceslaus Hollar Adam Elsheimer

Production date
circa 1646
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
80 x 98 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/21
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Battle scene in a Temple (left hand sheet of Triad)
Battle scene in a Temple (left hand sheet of Triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
361 x 242 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M62
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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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Gruppo di Colonne, che regge due archi d'un gran Cortile ...  (Group of columns which support two arches of a great courtyard ...)
Gruppo di Colonne, che regge due archi d'un gran Cortile ... (Group of columns...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1748
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
395 x 245 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/13
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The Woman Taken in Adultery
The Woman Taken in Adultery

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1652-1677
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
145 x 83 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/8
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The Temple of Honour
The Temple of Honour

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1672
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
143 x 192 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/32
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Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple
Christ Driving the Money Changers from the Temple

Rembrandt van Rijn

Production date
1635
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
137 x 169 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1976
Accession no
1976/35
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Rovescio del Tempio di Pola in Istria (Rear view of the temple of Pola in Istria)
Rovescio del Tempio di Pola in Istria (Rear view of the temple of Pola in Istria...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
123 x 254 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/26
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Battle scene in a Temple (centre sheet of Triad)
Battle scene in a Temple (centre sheet of Triad)

Utagawa Kunisada

Production date
1786-1865
Medium
woodcut - nishiki-e (full colour) technique
Size (h x w)
361 x 242 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M61
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Jesus poursuivi a coups de pierre
Jesus poursuivi a coups de pierre

Jacques Callot

Production date
1635
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
68 x 82 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/812
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Jesus avec les docteurs dans le temple
Jesus avec les docteurs dans le temple

Jacques Callot

Production date
1631
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
47 x 36 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/230
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La presentation au temple
La presentation au temple

Jacques Callot

Production date
1631
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
47 x 36 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/232
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Driving the Money-Changers from the Temple
Driving the Money-Changers from the Temple

Wenceslaus Hollar

Production date
1652-1677
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
145 x 85 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/3/7
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La circoncision (The Circumcision)
La circoncision (The Circumcision)

Jacques Callot

Production date
circa 1631
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
47 x 36 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/231
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The Christ Child in the Temple
The Christ Child in the Temple

Charles F Goldie

Production date
1911
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1635 x 2085 x 70 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr David Goldie, 1912
Accession no
1912/10
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Mercury and Argus
Mercury and Argus

Claude Lorrain

Production date
1662
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
150 x 214 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/18/2
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Veduta interna dell' antico Tempio di Bacco in oggi Chiesa di S. Urbano due miglia distante da Roma fuori di porta S Sebastino (Interior view of the temple of Bacchus, now the church of S. Urbano, two miles from Rome)  [Now considered to be the Temple of Ceres and Faustina - John Wilton-Ely Vol. 1 pg 257]
Veduta interna dell' antico Tempio di Bacco in oggi Chiesa di S. Urbano due migl...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1767
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
420 x 602 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/84
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Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del Tempio della Fortuna Virile. LII.. (Reconstruction of details from the Temple of Fortuna Virilis).
Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del Tempio della Fortuna Virile. LII.. (Reco...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
542 x 412 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/74
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Design for a Sepulchral Chapel Tyringham Hall, Buckinghamshire
Design for a Sepulchral Chapel Tyringham Hall, Buckinghamshire

John Soane

Production date
1800
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
198 x 312 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/13/4
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A nobleman visiting a holy man, each with their attendant
A nobleman visiting a holy man, each with their attendant

Unknown artist Sikh School

Production date
circa 1850
Medium
tempera
Size (h x w)
254 x 205 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/206
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Tempio di Clitumno tra Foligno e Spoletti ... (Temple of Clitumnus between Foligno and Spoleto ...)
Tempio di Clitumno tra Foligno e Spoletti ... (Temple of Clitumnus between Folig...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1765
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
418 x 539 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/28
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Saint Tite. eveque
Saint Tite. eveque

Jacques Callot

Production date
1630s
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
216 x 125 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/2/243
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Entrance to a house at Raroera Pah, Waipa
Entrance to a house at Raroera Pah, Waipa

J W Giles George French Angas

Production date
1847
Medium
lithograph in tints, handcoloured paper
Size (h x w)
256 x 335 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1987
Accession no
1987/16/6
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Tempio antico inventato e disegnato alla maniera di quelli che si fabbricavano in onore della Dea Vesta: quindi vedesi in nmezzo la grand' Ara, sopra della quale conservavasi dalle Vergini Vestali l'inestinguibile fuoco sacro .... (Imaginary ancient temple designed in the style of those built in honour of the Goddess Vesta: in the centre is the great altar on which the Vestal Virgins preserved the inextinguishable sacred fire ...).
Tempio antico inventato e disegnato alla maniera di quelli che si fabbricavano i...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
393 x 247 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/15
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Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del Tempio della Fortuna Virile (Reconstruction of details from the Temple of Fortuna Virilis)
Dimostrazione in grande delle parti del Tempio della Fortuna Virile (Reconstruct...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
542 x 416 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/73
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Veduta del presente stato dell' interno del Pronao del tempio d'Ercole nella citta di Cora. (View of the present state of the interior of the pronaos of the Temple of Hercules in the city of Cori).
Veduta del presente stato dell' interno del Pronao del tempio d'Ercole nella cit...

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
1764
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
388 x 548 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/80
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Vestibolo d'antico Tempio ... (Vestibule of an ancient temple)
Vestibolo d'antico Tempio ... (Vestibule of an ancient temple)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Production date
circa 1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
258 x 350 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/10
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The Roman Forum (Le Campo Vaccino)
The Roman Forum (Le Campo Vaccino)

Claude Lorrain

Production date
1636
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
182 x 258 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/11/18
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The Rape of Europa (L'Enlèvement d'Europe)
The Rape of Europa (L'Enlèvement d'Europe)

Claude Lorrain

Production date
1634
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
198 x 257 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/11/5
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