Charles F Goldie
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the largest art institution in New Zealand, with a collection numbering over 15,000 works. These include major holdings of New Zealand historic, modern and contemporary art, and outstanding works by Māori and Pacific Island artists, as well as European painting, sculpture and print collections ranging in date from 1376 to the present day.
Tamati Waaka Nene by Charles Goldie
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My favorite painting by Charles Frederick Goldie (1870–1947, born in Auckland) . Goldie went to Paris to study at the famous Académie Julian. This was a conservative institution, resistant to Impressionism and the avant-garde, and Goldie received a strong grounding in traditional, formal drawing and painting. He returned to NZ in 1898 and established the "French Academy of Art" with Louis J. Steele