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Jacki Weaver

Jacki Weaver
2018

John Tsiavis

On display: Gallery Seven
Helena Rubinstein in a red brocade Balenciaga gown

Helena Rubinstein in a red brocade Balenciaga gown
1957

Graham Sutherland

On display: Gallery Seven
Professor Mandyam Srinivasan

Professor Mandyam Srinivasan
2014

Sam Leach

On display: Gallery Two
Andrew Sayers

Andrew Sayers
2012

Mark Mohell

Reverend William Bedford junior

Reverend William Bedford junior
c. 1846

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright

Portrait of Henry Hopkins

Portrait of Henry Hopkins
c. 1845

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright

Portrait of Julia Swan

Portrait of Julia Swan
c. 1842

an unknown artist

Portrait of Harriet Swan

Portrait of Harriet Swan
c. 1842

an unknown artist

Jessie Robertson

Jessie Robertson
c. 1849

Thomas Bock

Elizabeth Blackburn

Elizabeth Blackburn
2011

Hugh Hamilton

On display: Gallery Eight
Marcia Langton

Marcia Langton
2009

Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide)

Portrait of Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke (Sass & Bide)
2008

Deborah Paauwe

On display: Gallery Seven
Portrait of Deborah Vernon Hackett

Portrait of Deborah Vernon Hackett
c. 1908

Florence Ada Fuller

On display: Gallery Eight
Untitled (preparatory study for sculpture of Dr John Yu)

Untitled (preparatory study for sculpture of Dr John Yu)
2003

Ah Xian

Dr John Yu

Dr John Yu
2004

Ah Xian

Professor Peter Doherty

Professor Peter Doherty
2001

Rick Amor

Dame Mary Gilmore

Dame Mary Gilmore
c. 1938

Lyall Trindall

On display: Gallery Seven
David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings

David Moore, Max Dupain and John Gollings
1980

Kate Gollings

Brian Croser AO

Brian Croser AO
1998

Kate Gollings

Ron Castan AM QC

Ron Castan AM QC
1995

Kate Gollings

Donald Argus

Donald Argus
1996

Kate Gollings

Victor and Loti Smorgon

Victor and Loti Smorgon
1995 (printed 2001)

Kate Gollings

Ian Kiernan

Ian Kiernan
1996

Kate Gollings

Sir Albert Victor Jennings

Sir Albert Victor Jennings
1984

Kate Gollings

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO
2001

Gabrielle Martin

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO
2001

Gabrielle Martin

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO

Preparatory study for General Eva Burrows AC AO
2001

Gabrielle Martin

General Eva Burrows AC AO

General Eva Burrows AC AO
2001

Gabrielle Martin

Portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

Portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch
2000

Australian Tapestry Workshop, Merrill Dumbrell, Christopher Pyett, Normana Wight

On display: Gallery Two
Albert Namatjira

Albert Namatjira
1958

Sir William Dargie CBE

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