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Barry Jones
2020

Louise Hearman

Betty Churcher

Betty Churcher
1994

Anne Zahalka

The Honourable Margaret Lusink AM

The Honourable Margaret Lusink AM
2019

Pamela Joyce, Australian Tapestry Workshop

On display: Gallery Eight
Andrew Steiner

Andrew Steiner
2020 (printed 2021)

Alex Frayne

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Portrait of Dame Roma Mitchell
1940s

Geoffrey Mainwaring

On display: Gallery Eight
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Head of H.C. Coombs
c. 1972 (cast 2018)

Norma Redpath

Tan Le

Tan Le
2018

John Tsiavis

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

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

Clifton Pugh AO

Professor Suzanne Cory AC FAA FRS

Professor Suzanne Cory AC FAA FRS
2016

Raelene Sharp

On display: Gallery Eight
Herbert Cole 'Nugget' Coombs

Herbert Cole 'Nugget' Coombs
early 1970s

Louis Kahan AO

Herbert Cole 'Nugget' Coombs

Herbert Cole 'Nugget' Coombs
n.d.

Louis Kahan AO

Harry Messel

Harry Messel
n.d.

Louis Kahan AO

A Head Master

A Head Master"Beyond the Grave" [Rev. J.E. Bromby]
1874

Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

Marcia Langton

Marcia Langton
2013

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Eight
Grazia Gunn

Grazia Gunn
2014

Jacqueline Mitelman

Chris Dickins

Chris Dickins
1983-1984

Janet Dawson

Stan de Teliga

Stan de Teliga
1973

Vaike Liibus

George Langley

George Langley
1918

James McBey

Painter John Brack with Professor Alex Mitchell and Sir Garfield Barwick

Painter John Brack with Professor Alex Mitchell and Sir Garfield Barwick…

Jozef Vissel

Jaynie Anderson

Jaynie Anderson
1962

Reshid Bey

Donald Horne

Donald Horne
2000

Melissa Beowulf

Christopher Brennan

Christopher Brennan
1927

Annie May Moore

Mike Smith

Mike Smith
2007 (printed 2013)

Peter Eve

Betty Churcher

Betty Churcher
2008

Adam Knott

Rhys Jones

Rhys Jones
1991

Rhodri G. Davies

Joe and Brenda

Joe and Brenda
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

Manning's red socks

Manning's red socks
1989 (printed 2012)

Heide Smith

Professor John Le Gay Brereton

Professor John Le Gay Brereton
c. 1930

an unknown artist

Maisie

Maisie
1938-1939

Peter Purves Smith

Ann Moyal

Ann Moyal
1957

Pamela Thalben-Ball

Royall Tyler

Royall Tyler
c. 1994 (printed 2012)

phra ajahn ekaggata fka terry milligan

Sir Walter Murdoch

Sir Walter Murdoch
1920s (printed later)

an unknown artist

Raimond Gaita

Raimond Gaita
2012

Dave Tacon

Robert Manne

Robert Manne
2012

Dave Tacon

Creature from the Black Platoon starring Gary Foley 2011

Creature from the Black Platoon starring Gary Foley 2011
2011

TextaQueen

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Bonita Mabo

Bonita Mabo
1994 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham

On display: Gallery Eight
Zelman Cowen

Zelman Cowen
c. 1977

Ray Crooke AM

Henry Mayer

Henry Mayer
1965

Hugo Wolfsohn

Henry Mayer

Henry Mayer
1965

Hugo Wolfsohn

Study for painting commission. David Chalmers Portrait Study 3

Study for painting commission. David Chalmers Portrait Study 3
2010

Nick Mourtzakis

David Chalmers

David Chalmers
2011

Nick Mourtzakis

"Lao Fei" Stephen FitzGerald
2003

Dalu Zhao

Sir Zelman Cowen

Sir Zelman Cowen
1982

Andrew Sibley

Making Sense of Place #4 (Portrait of Professor George Seddon)

Making Sense of Place #4 (Portrait of Professor George Seddon)
2007

Peteris Ciemitis

Larry Sitsky

Larry Sitsky
1971

Sister Mary Brady

Mick Dodson

Mick Dodson
2010

Ricky Maynard

Marcia Langton

Marcia Langton
2009

Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the

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

Dora Toovey

On loan to Art Gallery of New South Wales
Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO

Portrait of Henry Vernon Crock AO
1988

David Smith

John Burton

John Burton
1951

an unknown artist

Alec Hope

Alec Hope
c. 1985 (printed 2007)

David Brooks

Donald Horne

Donald Horne
2005

Sahlan Hayes

Portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo NSW

Portrait of Manning Clark at Wapengo NSW
1972

Arthur Boyd AC OBE

Dr Stephen Fitzgerald

Dr Stephen Fitzgerald
late 1970s

Louis Kahan AO

Professor Harry Messel

Professor Harry Messel
1973

Louis Kahan AO

Dymphna Clark

Dymphna Clark
1991

Heide Smith

Patrick McCaughey

Patrick McCaughey
1985

Fred Cress

Two portraits of Manning Clark (seated recto), (head, verso)

Two portraits of Manning Clark (seated recto), (head, verso)
1985

Rick Amor

Manning Clark

Manning Clark
1990

Rick Amor

Manning Clark

Manning Clark
1985

Rick Amor

Samantha Cook

Samantha Cook
c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived

Gary Foley, Invasion Day - We Have Survived
1988

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Dr Roberta Sykes and Naomi

Dr Roberta Sykes and Naomi
1994

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Marcia Langton

Marcia Langton
1982

Juno Gemes

Ursula Hoff

Ursula Hoff
1994

Francis Reiss

Joan Kerr

Joan Kerr
2004

Peter Drewett

hey Betty (Portrait of Betty Churcher)

hey Betty (Portrait of Betty Churcher)
1990

Davida Allen

John Passmore AC

John Passmore AC
1973

an unknown artist

Professor Ainslie Meares

Professor Ainslie Meares
1980

Jacqueline Mitelman

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Professor Iain Wright
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Professor Patrick Troy
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

Dr Andree Rosenfeld

Dr Andree Rosenfeld
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

Professor John Passmore

Professor John Passmore
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Professor Bernhard Neumann
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Professor Anthony Milner
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Professor Iain McCalman
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Professor Peter Karmel
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Dr Virginia Hooker
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

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Mr Don Baker
1996

Robin Wallace-Crabbe, Dianne Fogwell

Paul Haefliger

Paul Haefliger
1974

Judy Cassab AO CBE

Social currency (Eva Cox)

Social currency (Eva Cox)
1999

Kim Spooner

On display: Gallery Eight
Kurt Baier

Kurt Baier
1942

Erwin Fabian

Fred Gruen

Fred Gruen
1941

Erwin Fabian

Peter Singer

Peter Singer
2002

Juliet van Otteren

Portrait of Marjorie Cotton

Portrait of Marjorie Cotton
1969

Jean Isherwood OAM

Dame Roma Mitchell

Dame Roma Mitchell
1998

Jessica Hromas

Allan McCulloch

Allan McCulloch
1980

Andrew Sibley

Greg Lindsay

Greg Lindsay
2002

Salvatore Zofrea OAM

The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)

The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)
2001

Jo Bertini

On display: Gallery Seven
Bernard Smith

Bernard Smith
n.d.

Arthur Boyd AC OBE

Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman

Portrait of Professor Derek Freeman
1996

Ralph Heimans AM

Professor A D Hope, Canberra

Professor A D Hope, Canberra
1963 (printed 2000)

David Moore

Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, Oxford

Professor Gilbert Murray, OM, Oxford
c. 1957 (printed 2000)

David Moore

Len Howard, Surrey

Len Howard, Surrey
1957 (printed 2000)

David Moore

Sir Robert May AC KT

Sir Robert May AC KT
1999

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery One
Dr Ray Marginson AM

Dr Ray Marginson AM
1985

Michael Meszaros

Jill Ker Conway

Jill Ker Conway
1987

Sarah Belchetz-Swenson

On display: Gallery Seven
Barry Jones

Barry Jones
1998

Tristan Humphries

Sir Zelman Cowen

Sir Zelman Cowen
2000

Wes Walters

Professor John Mulvaney

Professor John Mulvaney
1984

Janenne Eaton

Bernard Smith

Bernard Smith
1985

Albert Tucker

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