Chance Wilson, who’s writing his University of Auckland MA thesis on Rembrandt prints in the public collections of Aotearoa New Zealand, recently visited Te Papa to examine our remarkable holdings of this iconic artist. Here are his top five favourites from our collection.
Art history student and recent intern Lily Pare Hallbutcher shares her passion for the prints of Anglo-French artist Alphonse Legros (1837-1911), focusing on some key works: Farm at the monastery, Sir Charles Holroyd, The Triumph of Death, and Angler.
Curator Historical International Art Dr Mark Stocker introduces us to Australian artist Lionel Lindsay, and a famous print that oozes 19th-century nostalgia: ‘Cobb and Co’.
Curator Historical International Art Dr Mark Stocker explores the sensational prints of Swedish artist Anders Zorn.
Dr Mark Stocker, Curator Historical International Art, looks at a remarkable print of drunken excess in the collection by 17th century Spanish artist Jusepe de Ribera.
Art curator Mark Stocker introduces us to the life and work of 17th century etcher Wenceslaus Hollar.