Passion and Politics: Two centuries of British art

Passion and Politics: Two centuries of British art

Exhibition Details

The eighteenth and nineteenth centuries saw huge changes in Britain. The nation's power base continued to shift from the monarchy to one where Court and Parliament had a shared role. Britain became an imperial power, its dominion extending around the globe. Known as the Age of Enlightenment, radical ideas about taste, science, economics, literature and art brought about a new understanding of the world. A specific British culture emerged, one that spoke of individual achievement, and where the new middle classes acquired land and personal wealth to match that of the gentry. Enclosure of common land brought agricultural benefits for landowners, but drove many of the poor to eke out a living in the cities. While France suffered major social upheavals through revolution, dissension in Britain never brought down the state. Queen Victoria's long and peaceful reign in the nineteenth century occurred alongside further rapid changes in the face of industrial development.

Whereas in the seventeenth century almost all of the painters attached to the Court originated from Holland, Belgium and France, William Hogarth (1697-1764) heralded an era that has since been described as the Golden Age of British Painting. For the first time, artists created works that spoke of the rich variety of their own time - an age of discovery from which Britannia arose triumphant, childhood was invented, and women began to question their place in society. Ordinary people became a legitimate subject for art, and satirists lampooned kings, courtiers and country folk in equal measure. Every aspect of British life came under the scrutiny of the artist, whose works remain a rich and satisfying record of the age.

Date
Curated by
Mary Kisler
Location
New Gallery
Cost
Free entry

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Medium
oil on panel
Size (h x w)
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Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1916
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oil on panel
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Credit line
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1882
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
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Credit line
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Production date
circa 1852
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
950 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
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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
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Production date
1891
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2166 x 2872 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1913
Accession no
M1913/1
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The Car of Love, or Love's Wayfaring
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Production date
circa 1870-1898
Medium
pastel, brush drawing and charcoal
Size (h x w)
3391 x 2112 x 160 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Viscount Leverhulme, 1924
Accession no
1924/5/1
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Production date
circa 1812
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
1752 x 534 x 534 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1931
Accession no
1931/6
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Production date
1852
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1180 x 942 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir Frank Mappin, 1974
Accession no
1974/59
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The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)
The Serpent tempting Eve (Satan's first address to Eve)

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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The Finding of Moses
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Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2438 x 1829 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/55
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Portrait of Anne Howard-Vyse
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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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The Spirit of the Summit
The Spirit of the Summit

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Production date
1894
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2291 x 1319 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1926
Accession no
1926/4
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Portrait of Fifth Viscount Allen, named Joshua (1728-1816) in the Uniform of a Lord Lieutenant
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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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Married
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Production date
1896
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1276 x 971 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1913/4
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Still on Top
Still on Top

Production date
circa 1873
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
876 x 533 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Viscount Leverhulme, 1921
Accession no
1921/2
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Hercules resting
Hercules resting

Production date
Unknown
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
580 x 360 x 190 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/192
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Lamia
Lamia

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Production date
1905
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1447 x 902 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1930
Accession no
1930/18/1
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Her First Love Letter
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Production date
1889
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1100 x 1683 x 60 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1930
Accession no
1930/2/1
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Female Head in Profile
Female Head in Profile

Production date
circa 1850-1860?
Medium
red chalk
Size (h x w)
394 x 302 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/2/13
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Grace
Grace

Production date
1891
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1422 x 889 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1925
Accession no
M1925/1
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The Spirit of Justice
The Spirit of Justice

Production date
1850
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
2591 x 1524 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1881
Accession no
M1881/1/1
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In Time of Peril
In Time of Peril

Production date
1897
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1245 x 1689 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/81
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Veduta del sotterraneo Fondamento del Mausoleo, che fu eretto da Elio Adriano Imp ... (View of the subterranean foundatins of the Mausoleum built by the Emperor Hadrian ...) Vertical section of the buttresses of Hadrian's mausoleum (Spaccato degli Speroni, i quali servono de contrafforti al gran fondamento del Mauso d'elio Adriano)
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Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
700 x 450 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/35
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Untitled (Hound Chasing a Hare)
Untitled (Hound Chasing a Hare)

Production date
1760-1770
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
407 x 569 x 64 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of a private donor, 2001
Accession no
M2001/40
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Sweethearts and Wives
Sweethearts and Wives

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1245 x 2006 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/102
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A Sabine Woman
A Sabine Woman

Production date
circa 1894
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
724 x 620 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/126
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Afternoon Coffee, Venice
Afternoon Coffee, Venice

Production date
1883
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1555 x 1225 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/143
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The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat
The Obsequies of an Egyptian Cat

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Production date
1886
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
994 x 1425 x 85 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/147
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The May Weed
The May Weed

Production date
1895
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
748 x 1222 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/15
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The First Commission: Sir Thos. Lawrence, President of the R.A., as a Boy
The First Commission: Sir Thos. Lawrence, President of the R.A., as a Boy

Production date
circa 1901
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
914 x 1295 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/40
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Asleep
Asleep

Production date
1902
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
560 x 785 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/47
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Legend of Sir Patrick Spens
Legend of Sir Patrick Spens

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Production date
1870
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1156 x 2089 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/6
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A Child Climbing
A Child Climbing

Production date
18th century?
Medium
pen and sepia ink
Size (h x w)
224 x 165 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/310
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Shakespeare: Tempest, Act I, Scene II
Shakespeare: Tempest, Act I, Scene II

Production date
1797
Medium
mezzotint and dust-ground aquatint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
507 x 660 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/1
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Shakespeare: Macbeth, Act I, Scene III
Shakespeare: Macbeth, Act I, Scene III

Production date
1798
Medium
mezzotint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
510 x 663 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/2
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Shakespeare: Second Part of King Henry the Fourth, Act II, Scene IV
Shakespeare: Second Part of King Henry the Fourth, Act II, Scene IV

Production date
1795
Medium
mezzotint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
710 x 540 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/3
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Octobre (October)
Octobre (October)

Production date
1878
Medium
etching and drypoint
Size (h x w)
545 x 831 x 27 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2002
Accession no
2002/15
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A Harlot's Progress
A Harlot's Progress

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
1979/41/1
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The Quarrel with her Protector
The Quarrel with her Protector

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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Apprehended by a Magistrate
Apprehended by a Magistrate

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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Scene in Bridewell Prison
Scene in Bridewell Prison

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
1979/41/4
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She Expires while the Doctors are Quarrelling
She Expires while the Doctors are Quarrelling

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
1979/41/5
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The Funeral
The Funeral

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
1979/41/6
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Portrait of Doctor Simmons, Physician to King George III
Portrait of Doctor Simmons, Physician to King George III

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
746 x 619 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Hugh Wansey Bayly, 1940
Accession no
1940/12/10
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At the Fair
At the Fair

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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The Hon Charles James Fox
The Hon Charles James Fox

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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Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale  (View of Piazza Navona above the ruins of the Circus Agonalis [Circus of Domitian])
Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale (View of Piazza Navon...

Production date
circa 1750
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
489 x 710 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Peter Tomory Collection, purchased 2004
Accession no
2004/30/86
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Highland Shepherd
Highland Shepherd

Production date
1864
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
835 x 1951 x 66 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Mr William Elliot, 1941
Accession no
1941/3/3
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Sketch of the head of the Farnese Hercules
Sketch of the head of the Farnese Hercules

Production date
1812-1882
Medium
pencil on grey paper
Size (h x w)
232 x 143 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss Nella Hickson, 1944
Accession no
1944/2/5
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Fishing
Fishing

Production date
1875
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
252 x 458 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr F J Nettlefold, 1948
Accession no
1948/14/2
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Landscape
Landscape

Production date
circa 1780
Medium
black and white chalk on grey paper
Size (h x w)
253 x 315 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/1
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Studies for the Car of Love
Studies for the Car of Love

Production date
circa 1870-1898
Medium
black chalk
Size (h x w)
616 x 1073 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/22/1
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Orpheus and Eurydice
Orpheus and Eurydice

Production date
1889
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
406 x 600 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/4/14
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King George I
King George I

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1385 x 1151 x 70 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of His Excellency the Governor General, Sir Willoughby Norrie, 1957
Accession no
1957/12/1
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Hadrian's Villa
Hadrian's Villa

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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Two tigers in a rocky landscape
Two tigers in a rocky landscape

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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The Giant Factotum, amusing himself
The Giant Factotum, amusing himself

Production date
1797
Medium
hand-coloured etching
Size (h x w)
283 x 336 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/6/2
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Two Young Herdsmen
Two Young Herdsmen

Production date
1804
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
254 x 352 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr J F S Briggs, 1959
Accession no
1959/1/2
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Castel Sant'Angelo
Castel Sant'Angelo

Production date
1754
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
432 x 559 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/10/1
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Arco di Settimio Severo. Nel mezzo di questo passava l'antica Via Sacra che portava i Trionf. in Campid.  (Arch of Septimius Severus through which passed the ancient Sacred Way, bringing victors to the Capitol).
Arco di Settimio Severo. Nel mezzo di questo passava l'antica Via Sacra che port...

Production date
1772
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
381 x 584 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1962
Accession no
1962/10/2
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A Rustic Scene with Sheep and Shepherds
A Rustic Scene with Sheep and Shepherds

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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Circe absolving Medea and Jason of the killing of Medea's brother Absyrtos
Circe absolving Medea and Jason of the killing of Medea's brother Absyrtos

Production date
1808
Medium
pencil with brown and grey wash
Size (h x w)
425 x 271 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/70
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Androcles and the Lion
Androcles and the Lion

Production date
1908
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1320 x 1100 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the artist, 1915
Accession no
1915/3
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Portrait of a Man
Portrait of a Man

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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By the Rivers of Babylon (design for a stained glass window, Kirkcaldy)
By the Rivers of Babylon (design for a stained glass window, Kirkcaldy)

Production date
1889
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
2290 x 767 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Viscount Leverhulme, 1924. Frame restoration sponsored by Elly Blanche.
Accession no
1924/5/2
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Jephthah's Daughter  (design for a stained glass window in St Giles Cathedral,  Edinburgh)
Jephthah's Daughter (design for a stained glass window in St Giles Cathedral,...

Production date
1886
Medium
charcoal
Size (h x w)
2190 x 860 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Viscount Leverhulme, 1924. Frame restoration sponsored by Elly Blanche.
Accession no
1924/5/3
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After the Earthquake
After the Earthquake

Production date
1884
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
819 x 1384 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Viscount Leverhulme, 1924
Accession no
1924/5/6
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Youth
Youth

Production date
Unknown
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
750 x 290 x 306 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1926
Accession no
1926/2/2
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The Catapult
The Catapult

Production date
1911
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
676 x 410 x 268 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1926
Accession no
1926/2/3
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Fortitude
Fortitude

Production date
1878 {Begun in}
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
3700 x 1640 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1926
Accession no
1926/3
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The Morning Walk, Squire Hallett and his Wife
The Morning Walk, Squire Hallett and his Wife

Production date
19th century?
Medium
colour mezzotint
Size (h x w)
593 x 476 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1926
Accession no
1926/6/11
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Job rebuked by his friends
Job rebuked by his friends

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
215 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/10
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Job's evil dream of Satan worshipped as God
Job's evil dream of Satan worshipped as God

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
213 x 164 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/11
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Behemoth and Leviathan
Behemoth and Leviathan

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
214 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/15
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The Fall of Satan
The Fall of Satan

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
197 x 162 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/16
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Melittion
Melittion

Production date
1882
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1219 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1927
Accession no
1927/2/1
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Study for the three witches in Macbeth
Study for the three witches in Macbeth

Production date
circa 1783
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
420 x 537 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the M A Serra Trust, 1980
Accession no
1980/8
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Portrait of Sarah Siddons
Portrait of Sarah Siddons

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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Jealous monster
Jealous monster

Production date
1778
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
280 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/39/1
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Revengeful monster
Revengeful monster

Production date
1780
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
155 x 227 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/39/2
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Successful monster
Successful monster

Production date
1778
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
280 x 180 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/39/3
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Memories
Memories

Production date
1892
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1276 x 870 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of the late James H Coleman, 1929
Accession no
1929/2/4
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Simon Lord Lovat
Simon Lord Lovat

Production date
1746
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
432 x 301 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1983
Accession no
1983/27/3
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Southwark Fair
Southwark Fair

Production date
1734
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
346 x 451 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1990
Accession no
1990/27
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Captain O'Kelly's "Eclipse"
Captain O'Kelly's "Eclipse"

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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Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind
Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind

On display

Production date
1892
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1740 x 83 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1933
Accession no
1933/1/3
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The Laughing Audience
The Laughing Audience

Production date
Dec 1736-1737
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
177 x 160 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Gordon H Brown, 1999
Accession no
1999/17/1
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The Poet Chatterton
The Poet Chatterton

Production date
1860
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
355 x 457 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey 1887
Accession no
1887/1/3
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Brighton
Brighton

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
546 x 1276 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1883/1/3
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Farnese Hercules
Farnese Hercules

Production date
circa 1830
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
736 x 330 x 260 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/174
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The Proposal (Reflections in Shadows)
The Proposal (Reflections in Shadows)

Production date
circa 1875
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
557 x 455 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/29
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Blind Beggar of Assisi
Blind Beggar of Assisi

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
473 x 373 x 50 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/75
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A Sketch: The Proposal
A Sketch: The Proposal

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on cardboard
Size (h x w)
489 x 489 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/81
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Joshua Reynolds
Joshua Reynolds

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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On display

Ceres in search of Proserpine
Ceres in search of Proserpine

On display

Production date
1803
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
880 x 660 x 45 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/40
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The Day of Sedgemoor
The Day of Sedgemoor

Production date
circa 1907
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1511 x 1511 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1921
Accession no
M1921/1/7
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Study for Predella - Beata Beatrix
Study for Predella - Beata Beatrix

Production date
1872
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
255 x 683 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1953/1/1
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Portrait of John Sparrowe Esq
Portrait of John Sparrowe Esq

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 the Hon Mrs Boyle
Portrait of the Hon Mrs Boyle

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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George Lavington, Bishop of Exeter
George Lavington, Bishop of Exeter

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1270 x 1042 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1960
Accession no
M1960/1
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Landscape
Landscape

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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Fishing Boats off Ramsgate
Fishing Boats off Ramsgate

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
676 x 1026 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Henry Shaw, 1916
Accession no
1916/2/1
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Genoa From the New Terrace
Genoa From the New Terrace

Production date
1862
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
1425 x 2040 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1929
Accession no
1929/9/4
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The Wreck of a transport ship
The Wreck of a transport ship

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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A Calm Morning on the Suffolk Coast
A Calm Morning on the Suffolk Coast

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
721 x 1185 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/39
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Hay Barges
Hay Barges

Production date
1869
Medium
watercolour, gouache, pencil
Size (h x w)
231 x 385 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1884
Accession no
M1884/2/66
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A Country Race Meeting
A Country Race Meeting

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watermark
Size (h x w)
120 x 176 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/108
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A Master of Arts And a Mistress of Arts or The Don Caught Napping
A Master of Arts And a Mistress of Arts or The Don Caught Napping

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
132 x 208 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/127
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The Bird Seller
The Bird Seller

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pencil, pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
138 x 93 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/111
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A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
148 x 110 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/105
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Doctors and Patient
Doctors and Patient

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
114 x 179 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/103
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Elopement
Elopement

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen, watercolour and pencil
Size (h x w)
119 x 155 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/107
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Smugglers
Smugglers

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
182 x 141 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/94
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The Oyster Girl
The Oyster Girl

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
147 x 111 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/93
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Glorious Defeat of The Dutch Navy
Glorious Defeat of The Dutch Navy

Production date
1797
Medium
hand-coloured etching
Size (h x w)
333 x 501 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Jesse Smith, 1914
Accession no
1914/2
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Landscape Study: River and Bridge
Landscape Study: River and Bridge

Production date
1840-1925
Medium
sepia
Size (h x w)
106 x 145 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/70
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Beauty directed by Prudence rejects with Scorn the Solicitations of Folly
Beauty directed by Prudence rejects with Scorn the Solicitations of Folly

Production date
1783
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
425 x 350 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 2003
Accession no
2003/48
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The Sense of the Nation
The Sense of the Nation

Production date
1803
Medium
hand-coloured engraving
Size (h x w)
255 x 365 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/6/4
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A view on the Wye, Welsh Bicknor Church in the distance
A view on the Wye, Welsh Bicknor Church in the distance

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
856 x 1070 x 50 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/39
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The Free Traders
The Free Traders

Production date
1909
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
787 x 1095 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/58
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The Ruined farmhouse
The Ruined farmhouse

Production date
1751-1809
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
170 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1953
Accession no
M1953/1/4
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A View of Rome
A View of Rome

Production date
early 20th century?
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
248 x 353 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/13/3
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Woman and Child
Woman and Child

Production date
1793
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
254 x 176 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of J F S Briggs, 1959
Accession no
1959/1/1
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Bust of Gladstone
Bust of Gladstone

Production date
1899
Medium
marble
Size (h x w)
685 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of George and Helen Boyd, 1899
Accession no
1899/2/7
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Death Mask of Napoleon
Death Mask of Napoleon

Production date
1833
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
350 x 150 x 190 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Sir George Grey, 1887
Accession no
1887/1/58
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Napoleon I
Napoleon I

Production date
1841
Medium
oil on ivory
Size (h x w)
199 x 149 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis, 1932
Accession no
1932/6/2
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Pigs
Pigs

Production date
18th century
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
445 x 565 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Dr Hugh Wansey Bayly, 1940
Accession no
1940/12/7
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Confirmation
Confirmation

Production date
1907
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
768 x 508 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
MU/87
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Master James Hay
Master James Hay

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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Miniature Portrait of a Lady
Miniature Portrait of a Lady

Production date
circa 1810-circa 1815
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Size (h x w)
88 x 67 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/13/2
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Miniature Portrait of a Man
Miniature Portrait of a Man

Production date
circa 1810-circa 1815
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Size (h x w)
94 x 73 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/13/1
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Aphrodite carrying off Paris after his battle with Menelaus
Aphrodite carrying off Paris after his battle with Menelaus

Production date
circa 1768-circa 1769
Medium
pen with grey and pink wash
Size (h x w)
218 x 178 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/52
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Mrs Fuseli sleeping
Mrs Fuseli sleeping

Production date
circa 1795
Medium
pen and brown ink, with grey, blue and pink wash
Size (h x w)
227 x 186 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/46
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A Woman standing, seen from the back, drawing a curtain aside
A Woman standing, seen from the back, drawing a curtain aside

Production date
circa 1795-circa 1800
Medium
pencil, pen with grey, brown and pink wash
Size (h x w)
307 x 173 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/55
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The Rising Moon (an English Pastoral)
The Rising Moon (an English Pastoral)

Production date
1857
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
117 x 192 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Wallace Alexander, 1940
Accession no
1940/4/10
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Robert Burns
Robert Burns

Production date
1899
Medium
bronze
Size (h x w)
840 x 330 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Moss Davis,1928
Accession no
1928/6/5
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Portrait of Peter Pindar
Portrait of Peter Pindar

Production date
Unknown
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
743 x 616 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss Nella Hickson, 1944
Accession no
1944/2/1
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Portrait of Mr John Fowler
Portrait of Mr John Fowler

Production date
circa 1760
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
375 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Timothy Hughes, 1998
Accession no
1998/35/1
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Portrait of Mrs Martha Fowler
Portrait of Mrs Martha Fowler

Production date
circa 1760
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
375 x 300 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr Timothy Hughes, 1998
Accession no
1998/35/2
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The King of Brobdingnag and Gulliver (Plate 20)
The King of Brobdingnag and Gulliver (Plate 20)

Production date
1804
Medium
hand-coloured etching
Size (h x w)
501 x 387 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/6/5
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The Fishing Party
The Fishing Party

Production date
1851
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
609 x 914 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/22/4
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Studies for the Car of Love
Studies for the Car of Love

Production date
circa 1870-1898
Medium
black chalk
Size (h x w)
616 x 1073 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/22/2
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Nude Girl for 'Orpheus' Series, Entry into Hades
Nude Girl for 'Orpheus' Series, Entry into Hades

Production date
circa 1879
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
180 x 130 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/23/2
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Woman and Child, Man Carrying Wand
Woman and Child, Man Carrying Wand

Production date
circa 1800
Medium
stipple engraving
Size (h x w)
254 x 354 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Mr J F S Briggs, 1959
Accession no
1959/1/3
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Arrested for debt
Arrested for debt

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
459 x 577 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/4
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The Tavern Scene
The Tavern Scene

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
460 x 576 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/3
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Surrounded by Artists and Professors
Surrounded by Artists and Professors

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
467 x 576 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/2
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The Young Heir takes Possession
The Young Heir takes Possession

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
464 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/1
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Married to an Old Maid
Married to an Old Maid

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
463 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/5
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Scene in a Gambling House
Scene in a Gambling House

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
463 x 575 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/6
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The Prison Scene
The Prison Scene

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
463 x 574 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/7
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Scene in a Mad House
Scene in a Mad House

Production date
circa 1735
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
454 x 573 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Professor and Mrs A G Bogle, 2002
Accession no
2002/13/8
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An Elm Tree
An Elm Tree

Production date
circa 1817
Medium
pen and ink
Size (h x w)
353 x 250 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/60
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Chelsea Reach
Chelsea Reach

Production date
circa 1789-1799
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
171 x 268 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/113
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Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)
Soiree D'Ete (Summer Evening)

Production date
1881
Medium
drypoint
Size (h x w)
322 x 494 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1972
Accession no
1972/4
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No. 19 Job Accepts Charity
No. 19 Job Accepts Charity

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
214 x 164 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/19
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No. 20  Job and His Daughters
No. 20 Job and His Daughters

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
215 x 163 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/20
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No. 6 Satan Smites Job with Sore Boils
No. 6 Satan Smites Job with Sore Boils

Production date
1825
Medium
engraving
Size (h x w)
216 x 161 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1980
Accession no
1980/10/6
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Camera sepolcrale inventata a disegnata conforme al costume, e all' antica magnificenza degl' Imperatori Romani  (Imaginary sepulcral chamber designed according to the fashion and ancient magnificence of the Roman Emperors ...)
Camera sepolcrale inventata a disegnata conforme al costume, e all' antica magni...

Production date
1743
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
395 x 276 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/16
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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...

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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Vindicibus et Protectoribus Bonarum Artium I B Piranesius. (G B Piranesi [dedicates this work] to the Champions and Defenders of the Fine Arts). Frontispiece to Volume IV  A monumental Roman harbour.
Vindicibus et Protectoribus Bonarum Artium I B Piranesius. (G B Piranesi [dedica...

Production date
1756
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
403 x 537 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of Dr Walter Auburn, 1982
Accession no
M1982/1/4/33
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Altra veduta del tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli (Another view of the Temple of the Sibyl in Tivoli)
Altra veduta del tempio della Sibilla in Tivoli (Another view of the Temple of t...

Production date
1740-1778
Medium
etching
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2004
Accession no
2004/30/128
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Mrs Cosway
Mrs Cosway

Production date
1794
Medium
colour engraving
Size (h x w)
273 x 210 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1954
Accession no
1954/12/1
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As it ought to be or - The Ladies Trying a Contemptible Scoundrel for a "Breach of Promise" Publisher D. Bogue
As it ought to be or - The Ladies Trying a Contemptible Scoundrel for a "Breach...

Production date
1849
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
160 x 407 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss A Westwood, 1948
Accession no
1918/9
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"Light Expelling Darkness" etc
"Light Expelling Darkness" etc

Production date
1795
Medium
hand-coloured etching
Size (h x w)
489 x 371 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1958
Accession no
1958/6/6
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The great South Sea Caterpillar, transform’d into a Bath Butterfly
The great South Sea Caterpillar, transform’d into a Bath Butterfly

Production date
1795
Medium
hand-coloured etching
Size (h x w)
343 x 241 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1963
Accession no
1963/14/2
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Portrait of Pet Marjorie
Portrait of Pet Marjorie

Production date
1893
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
136 x 98 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Erica Cowan
Accession no
2006/18
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Rear view of Child Holding Curtain
Rear view of Child Holding Curtain

Production date
18th century?
Medium
pen and sepia ink
Size (h x w)
228 x 175 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
U/311
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The Toll Gate
The Toll Gate

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
112 x 160 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/115
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Before the Ball
Before the Ball

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
135 x 114 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/106
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Whoever Talks
Whoever Talks

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
120 x 76 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/109
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The Unwilling Pupil
The Unwilling Pupil

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
104 x 75 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/95
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The Dog Seller
The Dog Seller

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
133 x 103 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/123
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Hunt Supper
Hunt Supper

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
102 x 146 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/99
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To Greenwich, Descent From Groombs (Coombes) Hill Blackheath
To Greenwich, Descent From Groombs (Coombes) Hill Blackheath

Production date
1777-1827
Medium
pen and watercolour
Size (h x w)
90 x 152 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/101
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Edfoo
Edfoo

Production date
1854
Medium
pencil, ink and watercolour
Size (h x w)
300 x 502 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1953/1/3
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Cleopatra Adorning the Tomb of Mark Anthony
Cleopatra Adorning the Tomb of Mark Anthony

Production date
1786
Medium
mezzotint
Size (h x w)
468 x 353 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1926
Accession no
1926/6/8
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A view of Naples across the bay
A view of Naples across the bay

Production date
1847
Medium
watercolour, gouache, pencil and gum arabic
Size (h x w)
278 x 442 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/12/3
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Classical building by moonlight
Classical building by moonlight

Production date
19th century
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 Capriccio of the Horse Tamers
A Capriccio of the Horse Tamers

Production date
circa 1810-circa 1815
Medium
pencil with blue and grey wash
Size (h x w)
466 x 310 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/72
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Allegory of Vanity
Allegory of Vanity

Production date
1811
Medium
pen, pencil and watercolour
Size (h x w)
200 x 271 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/61
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A Woman with a fan, standing, seen from the back
A Woman with a fan, standing, seen from the back

Production date
1791
Medium
pencil with blue, brown, black and pink wash
Size (h x w)
233 x 188 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1965
Accession no
1965/44
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Shakespeare: Midsummer-Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I, Oberon, Queen of the Fairies, Puck, Bottom and Fairies attending
Shakespeare: Midsummer-Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I, Oberon, Queen of the Fair...

Production date
1803
Medium
mezzotint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
510 x 662 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/4
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Adam resolved to share the fate of Eve
Adam resolved to share the fate of Eve

Production date
circa 1803-1810
Medium
mezzotint and spirit-ground aquatint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
568 x 408 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/6
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Shakespeare: Midsummer-Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I: A wood - Titania, Queen of the fairies, Bottom, fairies attending
Shakespeare: Midsummer-Night's Dream, Act IV, Scene I: A wood - Titania, Queen o...

Production date
1796
Medium
mezzotint and spirit-ground aquatint on wove paper
Size (h x w)
507 x 662 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Peter Tomory, 2002
Accession no
2002/9/5
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Landscape study: river valley
Landscape study: river valley

Production date
1840-1925
Medium
sepia
Size (h x w)
89 x 151 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, bequest of James Tannock Mackelvie, 1885
Accession no
M1885/1/69
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Cormar attacking the spirit of the water
Cormar attacking the spirit of the water

Production date
1751-1785
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
75 x 128 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/1
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Marriage of Saint Margaret and King Malcolm
Marriage of Saint Margaret and King Malcolm

Production date
1751-1785
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
225 x 184 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/4
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Fingal finding Corban-Cargla
Fingal finding Corban-Cargla

Production date
1751-1785
Medium
etching
Size (h x w)
247 x 148 mm
Credit line
Mackelvie Trust Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Accession no
M1885/16/9
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Drawing from Sculpture: Head of Man
Drawing from Sculpture: Head of Man

Production date
1812-1882
Medium
pencil on blue-grey paper
Size (h x w)
320 x 250 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of Miss Nella Hickison, 1944
Accession no
1944/2/6