Angels & Aristocrats: Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections

Angels & Aristocrats: Early European Art in New Zealand Public Collections
William Hodges
Two tigers in a rocky landscape c1773
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Exhibition Details

Inspired by the grand institutions of Europe, New Zealand's 19th-century colonists set about building a treasure trove of early European art for the nation's enjoyment.

From religious iconography by Machiavelli to landscapes by Turner and portraiture by Gainsborough, Angels & Aristocrats showcases their acquisitions in a celebration of New Zealand's premier public art collections.

Drawn from Senior Curator Mary Kisler's acclaimed 2010 book, Angels & Aristocrats brings together artworks from the collections of five New Zealand galleries: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Whanganui's Sarjeant Gallery.

In a fresh informal manner, Kisler reveals the changing meanings of artworks from the 13th to 19th centuries, bringing their stories alive for today's audience.

'Angels & Aristocrats is an exciting culmination of a very long project celebrating the rich variety of early European art collected by New Zealand's public art galleries since the 19th century', says Kisler. 'Initially, these collections were made through the generosity of private individuals who were eager that the nation's emerging museums should reflect the great institutions of Britain and Europe.'

Also included is a recent Gallery acquisition never before exhibited in New Zealand: the 17th century portrait of Margaret Hughes, the first professional stage-actress in England and mistress of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, cousin to King Charles II.

Thanks to Auckland Museum, a selection of artefacts, including examples of private collections of beetles and butterflies, porcelain and Staffordshire dogs add intriguing insight into the collecting practices of earlier centuries.

The touring exhibition has completed successful seasons at Dunedin Public Art Gallery and at Te Papa in Wellington. With each host gallery adding from its own collection, Angels & Aristocrats at Auckland Art Gallery will be the largest with an extra 38 paintings and sculptures.

Date
Curated by
Mary Kisler
Location
Level 1
Cost
Free entry

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Bacchanals I
Bacchanals I

Jacopo Amigoni

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
454 x 378 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/1
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Bacchanals II
Bacchanals II

Jacopo Amigoni

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
455 x 380 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/2
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Seasonal allegory with Adam and Eve
Seasonal allegory with Adam and Eve

Leandro Bassano

Production date
circa 1580
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
775 x 1111 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
M1961/2
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Still life with fruit and shellfish
Still life with fruit and shellfish

J Bourjinon

On display

Production date
1657
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
433 x 1371 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of an anonymous donor, 1954
Accession no
U/50
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A Village fair (Village festival in honour of Saint Hubert and Saint Anthony)
A Village fair (Village festival in honour of Saint Hubert and Saint Anthony)

Pieter Brueghel the Younger

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1118 x 1651 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
M1961/1
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A Man with a child
A Man with a child

Carlo Ceresa

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
927 x 844 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
M1956/3/2
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Boys Playing Cards
Boys Playing Cards

Giacomo Francesco Cipper

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1130 x 851 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/7
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River Scene with a Ferry Boat
River Scene with a Ferry Boat

Aelbert Cuyp

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
804 x 1000 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/9
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Antiochus Prince of Syria and Stratonica His Stepmother
Antiochus Prince of Syria and Stratonica His Stepmother

Felice Ficherelli

On display

Production date
circa 1638
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1447 x 1901 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1961
Accession no
1961/39
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The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)
The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)

Henry Fuseli

Production date
1802
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
302 x 238 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/13
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Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth
Louise de Keroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth

Henri Gascard

On display

Production date
circa 1670
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1215 x 983 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gifted in memory of Mr and Mrs Joseph James Craig of Auckland by their children, 1952
Accession no
1952/17/1
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Two tigers in a rocky landscape
Two tigers in a rocky landscape

William Hodges Sawrey Gilpin

Production date
circa 1785
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
940 x 1093 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/17
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Portrait of Anne Howard-Vyse
Portrait of Anne Howard-Vyse

Tilly Kettle

Production date
1780
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 635 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1977/1
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A Classical Landscape
A Classical Landscape

Andrea Locatelli

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
736 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/3/1
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Landscape with Peasants
Landscape with Peasants

Hendrik Mommers

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
800 x 650 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/14/1
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Girl arranging flowers
Girl arranging flowers

Caspar Netscher

Production date
1683
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
479 x 393 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1883
Accession no
1887/1/23
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At the Fair
At the Fair

Joseph Nollekens the Elder

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
oil on copper
Size (h x w)
416 x 596 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/44
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Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child

Marco d' Oggiono

On display

Production date
circa 1490
Medium
tempera on panel
Size (h x w)
655 x 530 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of the National Art Collection Fund, 1966
Accession no
M1966/1
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Saint Sebastian
Saint Sebastian

Guido Reni

On display

Production date
circa 1625
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1670 x 1276 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1882
Accession no
M1882/2/3
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Portrait of a Lady
Portrait of a Lady

Dirck Santvoort

Production date
1637
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1213 x 895 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr P A N Nathan, 1963
Accession no
1963/18
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Dead Christ supported by two angels
Dead Christ supported by two angels

Unknown artist

On display

Production date
16th century
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
960 x 880 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from the Cathedral of St Paul, Wellington
Accession no
L2004/26
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Saint Bartholomew
Saint Bartholomew

Antonio da Venezia

Production date
circa 1376
Medium
gesso and tempera on panel
Size (h x w)
460 x 312 x 20 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the National Art Collection Fund and the Watson Bequest, 1965
Accession no
1965/28
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Johanna Katharina Steiger, aged 2
Johanna Katharina Steiger, aged 2

Albrecht Kauw

Production date
1643
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
928 x 705 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Gallery, 2010
Accession no
M2010/4
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Napoleon I
Napoleon I

Bertel Thorvaldsen

On display

Production date
circa 1830
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
1040 x 720 x 440 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/11
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The Hon Charles James Fox
The Hon Charles James Fox

Joseph Nollekens

Production date
1793
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
640 x 480 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1929
Accession no
U/354
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Pietra Dura Table with Parakeet and Other Birds, Trees, Flowers and Butterfly
Pietra Dura Table with Parakeet and Other Birds, Trees, Flowers and Butterfly

Unknown artist

Production date
late 18th century-early 19th century
Medium
inlaid marble top with decorative brasswork on sides and legs
Size (h x w)
775 x 1350 x 810 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1967
Accession no
1967/19/17
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Christ in Majesty
Christ in Majesty

Unknown artist

Production date
12th century
Medium
polychromed wood
Size (h x w)
1283 x 365 x 245 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with the assistance of Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, and the Watson Bequest, 1966
Accession no
1966/21/1
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Madonna and Child
Madonna and Child

Unknown artist

Production date
circa 1460
Medium
wood and gesso
Size (h x w)
825 x 280 x 270 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Watson Bequest, 1965
Accession no
1965/29/1
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Portrait of the Hon Mrs Boyle
Portrait of the Hon Mrs Boyle

Joseph Wright

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 635 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
M1956/2/2
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Portrait of a lady with a dog
Portrait of a lady with a dog

Lavinia Fontana

Production date
1590s
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
971 x 724 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
M1956/3/1
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Landscape
Landscape

William Hodges

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
413 x 548 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1979/1
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Portrait of Margaret Hughes
Portrait of Margaret Hughes

Studio of Sir Peter Lely

Production date
circa 1670
Medium
pastel
Size (h x w)
508 x 432 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2012
Accession no
2012/7
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Portrait of Oliver Cromwell
Portrait of Oliver Cromwell

Sir Peter Lely Studio of Sir Peter Lely

Production date
Post 1653
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
762 x 635 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/7
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Miss Windham
Miss Windham

William Beechey

Production date
1828
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1020 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1976
Accession no
1976/25
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Portrait of Sarah Siddons
Portrait of Sarah Siddons

Thomas Beach

Production date
1782
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
743 x 616 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1928
Accession no
1928/4/3
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Portrait of John Sparrowe Esq
Portrait of John Sparrowe Esq

Thomas Gainsborough

Production date
1755-1758
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1016 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
M1956/2/1
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Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man

Allan Ramsay

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
743 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1976
Accession no
1976/24
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Portrait of David Cowan
Portrait of David Cowan

Henry Raeburn

Production date
circa 1823
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
590 x 490 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of the Barbara Coughlan Estate, 2009
Accession no
2010/3
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Master James Hay
Master James Hay

Henry Raeburn

Production date
1790-1796
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
745 x 621 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1974
Accession no
1974/51
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Portrait of a Lady
Portrait of a Lady

Cornelius Jonson

Production date
1633
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
784 x 657 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1977
Accession no
1977/1
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Landscape: Woodland with Lake and Figures
Landscape: Woodland with Lake and Figures

Jacques d' Arthois

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
676 x 882 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1968
Accession no
1968/27
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Landscape with Roman Ruins and Figures
Landscape with Roman Ruins and Figures

Leonardo Coccorante

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1000 x 1400 x 75 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961
Accession no
1961/18
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A Rustic Scene with Sheep and Shepherds
A Rustic Scene with Sheep and Shepherds

Julius Ibbetson

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
393 x 495 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mrs A M MacNeill, 1962
Accession no
1962/25
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Trees and Rocks
Trees and Rocks

Gaspard Dughet

Production date
17th century
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
860 x 628 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962. Frame sponsored by David Kisler.
Accession no
1962/8
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A rocky landscape with figures
A rocky landscape with figures

Marco Ricci

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
635 x 482 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1961. Restoration and framing sponsored by Deborah and Mike Whale.
Accession no
1961/14/2
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Hadrian's Villa
Hadrian's Villa

Richard Wilson

Production date
circa 1775
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
432 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1957
Accession no
1957/14
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A Gathering of Birds
A Gathering of Birds

Melchior d' Hondecoeter

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1013 x 1073 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/113
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Jupiter and Antiope
Jupiter and Antiope

A M Monogrammist

Production date
1643
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
451 x 374 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/144
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A Cavalry Battle
A Cavalry Battle

Salvator Rosa

On display

Production date
1645-1652
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1486 x 2184 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1970
Accession no
1970/30
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Landscape with a Rock
Landscape with a Rock

Salvator Rosa

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
200 x 438 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1964
Accession no
1964/24
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Captain O'Kelly's "Eclipse"
Captain O'Kelly's "Eclipse"

John Nost Sartorius

Production date
1780
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1036 x 1296 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1933
Accession no
1933/1/2
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Joseph making himself known to his brothers
Joseph making himself known to his brothers

Andrea Michieli (known as Andrea Vicentino)

Production date
late 16th century?
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1536 x 2013 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1882
Accession no
M1882/2/1
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The Annunciate Virgin (Santissima Annunziata)
The Annunciate Virgin (Santissima Annunziata)

Unknown artist

On display

Production date
17th century
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
937 x 785 x 70 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan from St Andrews Anglican Church, Epsom
Accession no
L2004/3
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Saint Anthony of Padua Rebuking The Tyrant Ezzelino
Saint Anthony of Padua Rebuking The Tyrant Ezzelino

Luca Giordano

Production date
1692-1702
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1022 x 838 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/19
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Nativity
Nativity

Unknown artist

Production date
16th century
Medium
ivory
Size (h x w)
146 x 92 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Lady Alport Barker, widow of ARD Watson, 1966
Accession no
1966/21/2
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Gideon and the Angel
Gideon and the Angel

Jacob Jacobsz de Wet

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
508 x 616 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr & Mrs Morris Yock, 1962
Accession no
1962/29/2
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Saint Anne, Mother of the Virgin Mary
Saint Anne, Mother of the Virgin Mary

Pere Girard

Production date
circa 1470
Medium
tempera and gesso on panel
Size (h x w)
1295 x 609 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the Friends of the Auckland Art Gallery, 1966
Accession no
1966/26
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Saint Protase
Saint Protase

Gerolamo Giovenone

Production date
16th century
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1181 x 521 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/19
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Saint Gervase
Saint Gervase

Gerolamo Giovenone

Production date
16th century
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1180 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/20
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Portrait of a Gentleman in a White Collar
Portrait of a Gentleman in a White Collar

Early School of Rubens

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
514 x 379 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Hugh Wansey Bayly, 1940
Accession no
1940/12/3
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Portrait of a Woman as Flora
Portrait of a Woman as Flora

Studio of Alexander Roslin

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
813 x 647 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1932
Accession no
1932/6/1
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Virgin in Prayer
Virgin in Prayer

Sassoferrato

On display

Production date
17th century
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
483 x 381 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, on loan the Yockney Family Trust
Accession no
L2007/11
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A Vanitas Still Life
A Vanitas Still Life

Edwaert Collier

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
634 x 762 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/8
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The Fortune Teller
The Fortune Teller

Pietro Paolini

On display

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1080 x 1702 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Norman B Spencer, 1961
Accession no
1961/2
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Sir Nicholas Stuart, Bart
Sir Nicholas Stuart, Bart

Mary Beale

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
765 x 644 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Hugh Wansey Bayly, 1940
Accession no
1940/12/11
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Portrait of Fifth Viscount Allen, named Joshua (1728-1816) in the Uniform of a Lord Lieutenant
Portrait of Fifth Viscount Allen, named Joshua (1728-1816) in the Uniform of a L...

Joshua Reynolds

Production date
1762
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
955 x 845 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1975
Accession no
M1975/61
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The Wreck of a transport ship
The Wreck of a transport ship

James Pyne Joseph Mallord William Turner

Production date
circa 1849
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
876 x 521 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
M1956/1
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Noah's Ark
Noah's Ark

Roelandt Savery

Production date
circa 1620
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
521 x 971 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/6
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Valletta from Marsamxett looking over Fort Manoel
Valletta from Marsamxett looking over Fort Manoel

Alberto Pullicino

Production date
Post 1749
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
782 x 1468 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/341/4
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Valletta from the countryside in front of Floriana
Valletta from the countryside in front of Floriana

Alberto Pullicino

Production date
Post 1749
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
782 x 1468 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Restoration sponsored by ART 5 0 Trust.
Accession no
U/341/5
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View of a north-easterly gale beating against the Grand Harbour entrance
View of a north-easterly gale beating against the Grand Harbour entrance

Alberto Pullicino

Production date
Post 1749
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
782 x 1468 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/341/2
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Landscape with Sheep
Landscape with Sheep

Eugene Verboeckhoven

Production date
1868
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
865 x 1195 x 65 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1933
Accession no
1933/1/1
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Saint Catherine of Alexandria
Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Juan de Juanes

Production date
16th century
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1013 x 405 x 55 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/15
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Saint Sebastian
Saint Sebastian

Juan de Juanes

Production date
16th century
Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
1014 x 410 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/16