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Maggie

Maggie
2023

Del Kathryn Barton

On display: Gallery Two
Portrait of Diana Pockley

Portrait of Diana Pockley
c. 1945

Thea Proctor

On display: Gallery Six
Self-nature is subtle and mysterious - Tree Woman / Woman Tree

Self-nature is subtle and mysterious - Tree Woman / Woman Tree
2023

Nell, Warwick Edgington, Annette Blair and Belinda Toll, Canberra Glassworks, Crawfords Casting, Eveleigh Works

On display: Gallery Two
June Dally-Watkins

June Dally-Watkins
1959

Judy Cassab AO CBE

On display: Gallery Three
John Williams

John Williams
2000 (printed 2022)

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Six
Yvonne Denise Kenny

Yvonne Denise Kenny
1999 (printed 2022)

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Six
Toni Collette

Toni Collette
1999 (printed 2022)

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Six
Pat Cash

Pat Cash
1999 (printed 2022)

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Six
Leanne Benjamin

Leanne Benjamin
1999 (printed 2022)

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Six
Malcolm McCusker AC CVO KC

Malcolm McCusker AC CVO KC
2022

Vincent Fantauzzo

On display: Gallery Four
An Afternoon (Aunty Jenny Munro at the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy)

An Afternoon (Aunty Jenny Munro at the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy)…

Dr John Janson-Moore

On display: Gallery Four
Self Portrait #5

Self Portrait #5
2008

William Yang, John Fukuda

On display: Gallery Five
Self Portrait #2

Self Portrait #2
1947/2007

William Yang, an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Five
David Lloyd Jones

David Lloyd Jones
1944

Sir William Dobell OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
1948

Klaus Friedeberger

On display: Gallery Five
Smalltown Boy (Perth)

Smalltown Boy (Perth)
2018

The Huxleys

On display: Gallery Five
Smalltown Boy (Surfers Paradise)

Smalltown Boy (Surfers Paradise)
2018

The Huxleys

On display: Gallery Five
Mirka by Mirka

Mirka by Mirka
2000

Mirka Mora

On display: Gallery Five
Self portrait

Self portrait
1964

Arthur Boyd AC OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Leisel Jones

Leisel Jones
2015 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery Six
Wesley Enoch and David McAllister

Wesley Enoch and David McAllister
2020

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery Four
Self Portrait in a Brown Coat

Self Portrait in a Brown Coat
1936

Christine A. Pecket

On display: Gallery Six
Adut Akech with siblings Kim, Yar, Bior and Alakiir

Adut Akech with siblings Kim, Yar, Bior and Alakiir
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Four
The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith

The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith
1973

Eric Smith

On display: Gallery Three
Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy
2018

David Rosetzky

On display: Gallery Two
Anna Meares

Anna Meares
2018

Narelle Autio

On display: Gallery Two
Tim Fairfax AC

Tim Fairfax AC
2018

Russell Shakespeare

On display: Gallery Four
The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy
2018

Deidre But-Husaim

On display: Gallery Four
David Armstrong, B.A., B. Phil.

David Armstrong, B.A., B. Phil.
1959

Clifton Pugh AO

On display: Gallery Three
Rachel Roxburgh

Rachel Roxburgh
1939

Adelaide Perry

On display: Gallery Six
Akira Isogawa

Akira Isogawa
2003 (printed 2005)

Ingvar Kenne

On display: Gallery Six
An evening at Yarra Cottage, Port Stephens

An evening at Yarra Cottage, Port Stephens
1857

Maria Brownrigg

On display: Gallery Six
Dr J.R. Vickery, O.B.E.

Dr J.R. Vickery, O.B.E.
1967

William Pidgeon

On display: Gallery Six
Sir Robert Menzies

Sir Robert Menzies
c. 1952

Louis Kahan AO

On display: Gallery Three
Neville Bonner

Neville Bonner
c. 1971

Louis Kahan AO

On display: Gallery Three
Harold Holt

Harold Holt
n.d.

Louis Kahan AO

On display: Gallery Three
Gough Whitlam

Gough Whitlam
n.d.

Louis Kahan AO

On display: Gallery Three
Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival

Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival
1990

Jarinyanu David Downs

On display: Gallery Five
Portrait of an Artist (Self portrait)

Portrait of an Artist (Self portrait)
1944

David Strachan

On display: Gallery Three
Peter Elliott

Peter Elliott
1964

Jon Molvig

On display: Gallery Six
Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe
1995 (printed 2016)

Stuart Spence

On display: Gallery Four
Lord Kitchener

Lord Kitchener
n.d.

William Howitt

On display: Gallery Six
Mirka - 9 Collins Street

Mirka - 9 Collins Street
c. 1966 (printed 2015)

Lazar Krum

On display: Gallery Four
Discussion between Bob Hawke and Yunupingu, Burunga Festival, Northern Territory

Discussion between Bob Hawke and Yunupingu, Burunga Festival, Northern…

Sue Ford

On display: Gallery Four
Susan Lord

Susan Lord
c. 1840

Henry Mundy

On display: Gallery Six
Thomas White, midshipman

Thomas White, midshipman
c. 1838

John Kay

On display: Gallery Six
Arthur and Ria Murch

Arthur and Ria Murch
1945

Margaret Michaelis

On display: Gallery Four
Mawalan Marika

Mawalan Marika
c. 1963

Arthur Murch

On display: Gallery Three
Richard Walley

Richard Walley
2015

Dr Julie Dowling

On display: Gallery Six
Chris Wallace-Crabbe

Chris Wallace-Crabbe
2011

Kristin Headlam

On display: Gallery Four
Self portrait

Self portrait
1945-1946

Arthur Boyd AC OBE

On display: Gallery Five
Ivy Shore

Ivy Shore
1961

Graeme Inson

On display: Gallery Six
Sir Keith Murdoch

Sir Keith Murdoch
1944

Danila Vassilieff

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
1965

Jean Appleton

On display: Gallery Three
Bob Brown at his home in Liffey

Bob Brown at his home in Liffey
1988 (printed 2013)

Helga Leunig

On display: Gallery Four
Self portrait

Self portrait
2006

Judy Cassab AO CBE

On display: Gallery Five
Self portrait

Self portrait
1949

Louis Kahan AO

On display: Gallery Five
Self portrait

Self portrait
1993

Tim Storrier

On display: Gallery Five
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

On display: Gallery Four
Caroline Jones

Caroline Jones
1978

David Campbell

On display: Gallery Four
Maisie

Maisie
1938-1939

Peter Purves Smith

On display: Gallery Six
Judy Annear, 1980

Judy Annear
1980

Robert Rooney

On display: Gallery Three
Janine Burke, c. 1980

Janine Burke, c. 1980
1980 (printed 2012)

Robert Rooney

On display: Gallery Three
Kiffy Rubbo 2, 1979

Kiffy Rubbo 2
1979

Robert Rooney

On display: Gallery Three
Jenny Watson 4, February 1979

Jenny Watson 4, February 1979
1979 (printed 2012)

Robert Rooney

On display: Gallery Three
Study for self portrait

Study for self portrait
c. 1965

Jean Appleton

On display: Gallery Five
Study for

Study for "Portrait of the artist as an evolving landscape"
1991

James Gleeson

On display: Gallery Five
Ola Cohn

Ola Cohn
c. 1934

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Four
The Sands Brothers

The Sands Brothers
c. 1940s

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Four
Portrait of Georges Mora

Portrait of Georges Mora
1956

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Six
The chase

The chase
1952

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Three
The tennis player (Ken Rosewall)

The tennis player (Ken Rosewall)
2010

Sinead Davies

On display: Gallery Six
Self portrait, Paris

Self portrait, Paris
1989

Brett Whiteley

On display: Gallery Five
Woureddy [Wurati], an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land

Woureddy [Wurati], an Aboriginal Chief of Van Diemen's Land
1835

Benjamin Law

On display: Gallery Six
Trucaninny [Trukanini], wife of Woureddy [Wurati]

Trucaninny [Trukanini], wife of Woureddy [Wurati]
1836

Benjamin Law

On display: Gallery Six
Sir John Franklin

Sir John Franklin
c. 1845

D F. Murphy after E P. Hardy

On display: Gallery Six
Gloria Petyarre

Gloria Petyarre
2005

R. Ian Lloyd

On display: Gallery Four
Paquita Mawson

Paquita Mawson
late 1940s

Ingrid Erns

On display: Gallery Six
Angry Anderson

Angry Anderson
2006

Sally Robinson

On display: Gallery Six
Marilyn Rowe

Marilyn Rowe
1981

Graham Thorley

On display: Gallery Six
Charles Joseph La Trobe

Charles Joseph La Trobe
c. 1857

Samuel Bellin after Francis Grant

On display: Gallery Six
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1948

John Brack

On display: Gallery Three
Portrait of Johnson Pilton Walker, Inside the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, 25 Hours 31 minutes, 22-23rd of May 2009

Portrait of Johnson Pilton Walker, Inside the National Portrait Gallery,…

Ingvar Kenne

On display: Gallery Four
Untitled (portrait of Barbara Blackman)

Untitled (portrait of Barbara Blackman)
1976

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1985

Bert Flugelman

On display: Gallery Five
Geo Face Distributor

Geo Face Distributor
2009

James Angus

On display: forecourt
Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the

Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the "Christopher Brennan Cycle"
1945

Dora Toovey

On display: Gallery Eight
Me

Me
1992

Ken Done

On display: Gallery Five
Barbara Blackman

Barbara Blackman
2008

Gorgi Dimcevski

On display: Gallery Four
Sir William Charles Windeyer

Sir William Charles Windeyer
1892

Tom Roberts

On display: Gallery Six
Cadel Evans

Cadel Evans
2008

Matthÿs Gerber

On display: Gallery Six
Rose Lindsay in garden at Springwood with Peter the fox terrier

Rose Lindsay in garden at Springwood with Peter the fox terrier
c. 1924

Harold Cazneaux

On display: Gallery Four
Sir Charles Lloyd Jones

Sir Charles Lloyd Jones
1951

Sir William Dobell OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Sir Hudson Fysh

Sir Hudson Fysh
1950

Sir William Dobell OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly
2007

Martin Philbey

On display: Gallery Four
Andree Johnston-Bell

Andree Johnston-Bell
c. 1945

Walter Langhammer

On display: Gallery Six

"The determined" Self portrait
2002

George Foxhill

On display: Gallery Five
Disillusion self portrait

Disillusion self portrait
1983

Mary MacQueen

On display: Gallery Five
Omai, A Native of Ulaietea

Omai, A Native of Ulaietea
1774

Francesco Bartolozzi after Nathaniel Dance

On display: Gallery Six
Self portrait

Self portrait
1949

Frank Hinder

On display: Gallery Three
Lowitja O'Donoghue

Lowitja O'Donoghue
2006

Robert Hannaford AM

On display: Gallery Six
Walter Lindrum OBE

Walter Lindrum OBE
c. 1932

Will Longstaff

On display: Gallery Six
Marcia Ella

Marcia Ella
2006

Sahlan Hayes

On display: Gallery Four
Portrait of Mr Frank Packer

Portrait of Mr Frank Packer
1956

Judy Cassab AO CBE

On display: Gallery Three
Portrait of Alex Dimitriades

Portrait of Alex Dimitriades
2005

Michael Zavros

On display: Gallery Six
L. Gordon Darling AC CMG

L. Gordon Darling AC CMG
2006

Jiawei Shen

On display: foyer
A Portrait (Kate Hattam)

A Portrait (Kate Hattam)
1956

Clifton Pugh AO

On display: Gallery Three
Lee Lin Chin

Lee Lin Chin
2005

Ingvar Kenne

On display: Gallery Six
Ron and Valerie Taylor

Ron and Valerie Taylor
n.d.

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Four
Sir Ian Potter

Sir Ian Potter
1973

Bryan Westwood

On display: Gallery Six
Hal Hattam

Hal Hattam
1960

Fred Williams

On display: Gallery Three
Joseph Brown

Joseph Brown
1980

Brian Dunlop

On display: Gallery Four
Self portrait

Self portrait
1988

Sidney Nolan

On display: Gallery Five
Study for the portrait of Aldo Giurgola

Study for the portrait of Aldo Giurgola
2005

Mandy Martin

On display: Gallery Four
Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
2005

Jiawei Shen

On display: Gallery Six
Sir Edward Holden

Sir Edward Holden
1945

Leslie Bowles

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
2004

Peter Russell-Clarke

On display: Gallery Five
Jimmy Little

Jimmy Little
2003

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Four
Self portrait

Self portrait
1999

Rick Amor

On display: Gallery Five
Marea Gazzard

Marea Gazzard
1966

Judy Cassab AO CBE

On display: Gallery Three
Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally
1987

Bernd Heinrich

On display: Gallery Six
Jack Brabham

Jack Brabham
2004

Julie Edgar

On display: Gallery Six
Schulim Krimper

Schulim Krimper
1968

Mark Strizic

On display: Gallery Four
On Reflection

On Reflection
2004

Hossein Valamanesh, Angela Valamanesh

On display: Gallery Two
Theresa Byrnes

Theresa Byrnes
1999

Greg Weight

On display: Gallery Four
Arthur and Yvonne

Arthur and Yvonne
1993

Greg Weight

On display: Gallery Four
Peter Sculthorpe

Peter Sculthorpe
1982

Eric Smith

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1984

Albert Tucker

On display: Gallery Five
Bruce Beresford on location

Bruce Beresford on location
c. 1981 (printed 2004)

Robert McFarlane

On display: Gallery Four
Marcia Hines

Marcia Hines
c. 1981

Lewis Morley

On display: Gallery Four
Florence Broadhurst

Florence Broadhurst
1975

Lewis Morley

On display: Gallery Four
Margaret Olley

Margaret Olley
1998

Lewis Morley

On display: Gallery Four
John Newcombe and family

John Newcombe and family
1973

Lewis Morley

On display: Gallery Four
Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman
2000

David Caird

On display: Gallery Six
Study for Portrait of W S Robinson

Study for Portrait of W S Robinson
1952

Sir William Dobell OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Portrait of Mrs Fairfax

Portrait of Mrs Fairfax
n.d.

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Six
Self portrait

Self portrait
1948

Grace Cossington Smith OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Ola Cohn

Ola Cohn
1961

Jean Goldberg

On display: Gallery Eight
Self portrait with pin-up

Self portrait with pin-up
1965

Richard Larter

On display: Gallery Three
Portrait of Kenneth Rowell

Portrait of Kenneth Rowell
1967

David Strachan

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
1990

Andrew Sibley

On display: Gallery Five
Self portrait

Self portrait
1990

Andrew Sibley

On display: Gallery Five
Andy Thomas

Andy Thomas
2002

Montalbetti + Campbell

On display: Gallery Six
Margaret Fulton

Margaret Fulton
1980 (printed 2002)

Lewis Morley

On display: Gallery Four
Self portrait

Self portrait
2001

Jeffrey Smart AO

On display: Gallery Five
Major General Paul Cullen

Major General Paul Cullen
2002

Mathew Lynn

On display: Gallery Six
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm
1961

Sir William Dargie CBE

On display: Gallery Six
David Williamson

David Williamson
1974 (printed 2001)

Gordon Glenn

On display: Gallery Four
Arthur Streeton, Nora Streeton (nee Clench) and Pat, the dog

Arthur Streeton, Nora Streeton (nee Clench) and Pat, the dog
c. 1909

H. Walter Barnett

On display: Gallery Four
Russell Drysdale and Peter Sculthorpe, Tallow Beach, New South Wales

Russell Drysdale and Peter Sculthorpe, Tallow Beach, New South Wales
1969 (printed 2000)

David Moore

On display: Gallery Four
Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney

Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney
1987 (printed 2000)

David Moore

On display: Gallery Four
Nora Heysen with her dog sitting outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney

Nora Heysen with her dog sitting outside her home, Hunters Hill, Sydney…

Sage

On display: Gallery Four
Albert Namatjira

Albert Namatjira
1958

Sir William Dargie CBE

On display: Gallery Six
Dr Phillip Law

Dr Phillip Law
1974

Dallas Hawes

On display: Gallery Six
Maurice Ashkanasy CMG QC

Maurice Ashkanasy CMG QC
1963

Karl Duldig

On display: Gallery Three
The family

The family
c. 1955

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Bee Miles

Bee Miles
1976

Roderick Shaw

On display: Gallery Three
Anthony Dattilo Rubbo

Anthony Dattilo Rubbo
1935

Arthur Murch

On display: Gallery Three
Michael Klim

Michael Klim
1999

Anderson & Low

On display: Gallery Four
Self portrait

Self portrait
between 1951 and 1953

Janet Dawson

On display: Gallery Three
Albert and his wife Rubina, Macdonnell Ranges

Albert and his wife Rubina, Macdonnell Ranges
1946

Axel Poignant

On display: Gallery Four
Robert H. Black MD

Robert H. Black MD
c. 1950

Nora Heysen AM

On display: Gallery Seven
Louise Sauvage

Louise Sauvage
1996 (printed 1999)

Montalbetti + Campbell

On display: Gallery Four
Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose
1981

John Williams

On display: Gallery Four
Portrait bust of Dr Christine Rivett

Portrait bust of Dr Christine Rivett
c. 1950 (cast 1955-1956)

Daphne Mayo MBE

On display: Gallery Three
HV (Doc) Evatt

HV (Doc) Evatt
1935

Arnold Shore

On display: Gallery Seven
Betty Burstall

Betty Burstall
1945

Arthur Boyd AC OBE

On display: Gallery Three
Barry Humphries

Barry Humphries
1958

Clifton Pugh AO

On display: Gallery Three
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