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Jimmy and Jane Barnes

Jimmy and Jane Barnes
2020

Jesse Lizotte

On display: Gallery Seven
Smalltown Boy (Perth)

Smalltown Boy (Perth)
2018

The Huxleys

On display: Gallery Seven
Smalltown Boy (Surfers Paradise)

Smalltown Boy (Surfers Paradise)
2018

The Huxleys

On display: Gallery Seven
Style Over Substance

Style Over Substance
2020

The Huxleys

On display: Gallery Seven
Mem Fox

Mem Fox
2021

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Self portrait

Self portrait
1900

Agnes Goodsir

On display: Gallery Eight
Ellie Cole

Ellie Cole
2016 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Leisel Jones

Leisel Jones
2015 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Turia Pitt

Turia Pitt
2017 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Wesley Enoch and David McAllister

Wesley Enoch and David McAllister
2020

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery Seven
Reko Rennie

Reko Rennie
2014

Jasper Knight

On display: Gallery Two
Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt as Marguerite Gautier in 'La Dame aux Camélias'

Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt as Marguerite Gautier in 'La Dame aux Camélias'…

H. Walter Barnett, Falk Studios

On display: Gallery Eight
Robert Klippel

Robert Klippel
c. 1990

Rosemary Madigan

On display: Gallery Eight
Nell

Nell
2008

Abbey McCulloch

On display: Gallery Two
Matilda (Ngambri)

Matilda (Ngambri)
2020

Brenda L Croft, Prue Hazelgrove, Richard Crampton

On display: Gallery Three
Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman
2020

Vincent Fantauzzo

On display: Gallery Two
Adut Akech

Adut Akech
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On display: Gallery Three
H.R.H. The Prince of Wales

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
c. 1863

John & Charles Watkins

On display: Gallery Seven
Prince Albert

Prince Albert
1860

John J. Mayall

On display: Gallery Seven
Her Majesty seated

Her Majesty seated
1860

John J. Mayall

On display: Gallery Seven
Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown

Rachel Ward and Bryan Brown
2006 (printed 2020)

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery Seven
Tilman Ruff

Tilman Ruff
2019

Nikki Toole

On display: Gallery Three
Lady Jessie and Sir Donald Bradman, Kensington Park, Adelaide, South Australia

Lady Jessie and Sir Donald Bradman, Kensington Park, Adelaide, South Australia…

Robin Sellick

On display: Gallery Seven
Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol

Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood gaol
1867

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Mrs Woods

Mrs Woods
2013

Karla Dickens

On display: Gallery Two
Faith Bandler, study

Faith Bandler, study
2006

Greg Warburton

On display: Gallery Three
Charles Kingsford Smith and crew of the Southern Cross before the east-west crossing of the Atlantic, June 1930

Charles Kingsford Smith and crew of the Southern Cross before the east-west…

International News Photos Inc.

On display: Gallery Eight
A man and his music: Peter Weiss and the Australian Chamber Orchestra

A man and his music: Peter Weiss and the Australian Chamber Orchestra
1995

Kerrie Lester

On display: Gallery Two
The Witching Hour - Elena Kats-Chernin

The Witching Hour - Elena Kats-Chernin
2017

Wendy Sharpe

On display: Gallery Two
Anna Josepha King

Anna Josepha King
c. 1830

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
After Jack

After Jack
2012

Jenny Sages

On display: Gallery Seven
Patrick White and Manoly Lascaris

Patrick White and Manoly Lascaris
1987

Max Dupain OBE

On display: Gallery Seven
Richard Tognetti #1510

Richard Tognetti #1510
2018

Louise Hearman

On display: Gallery Two
Mary Windeyer

Mary Windeyer
c. 1891

Freeman Brothers

On display: Gallery Eight
Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry
c. 1885

W & D Downey

On display: Gallery Seven
William and Martha Mary Robertson and their children [William St Leonards, Eliza, John, William St Leonards on a horse, Beatrice and Ida]

William and Martha Mary Robertson and their children [William St Leonards,…

Various

On display: Gallery Eight
William Robertson and Martha Mary Robertson

William Robertson and Martha Mary Robertson
1863

William Edward Kilburn

On display: Gallery Seven
Jane Franklin

Jane Franklin
c. 1866-1875

an unknown artist after Thomas Bock

On display: Gallery Eight
Judith Wright with Barbara Blackman

Judith Wright with Barbara Blackman
c. 1956

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Kathleen O'Connor

Portrait of Kathleen O'Connor
1966 (printed 2017)

Richard Woldendorp

On display: Gallery Eight
Angus Young

Angus Young
2003 (printed 2014)

Ingvar Kenne

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

An evening at Yarra Cottage, Port Stephens
1857

Maria Brownrigg

On display: Gallery Eight
Roslyn

Roslyn
2016

Sally Ross

On display: Gallery Two
Lan Wang

Lan Wang
2011

Gary Grealy

On display: Gallery Seven
Jiawei Shen

Jiawei Shen
2011

Gary Grealy

On display: Gallery Seven
George and Jemima Billet with family

George and Jemima Billet with family
c. 1852

C.H.T. Costantini

On display: Gallery Eight
Quentin Bryce

Quentin Bryce
2016

Michael Zavros

On display: Gallery Three
Gill Hicks

Gill Hicks
2016

Tony Kearney

On display: Gallery Three
William - Aspendale

William - Aspendale
1966 (printed 2015)

Lazar Krum

On display: Gallery Eight
Mirka and Philippe - 9 Collins Street

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

Lazar Krum

On display: Gallery Eight
Mirka - 9 Collins Street

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

Lazar Krum

On display: Gallery Eight
Reg Richardson AM

Reg Richardson AM
2014

Mitch Cairns

On display: Gallery Two
Mark Ella

Mark Ella
2015

Nikki Toole

On display: Gallery Three
Dr Edward MacMahon

Dr Edward MacMahon
1959

William Dobell

On display: Gallery Two
Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) and Lois O'Donoghue (Lowitja O'Donoghue) at the opening of the inaugural National Aboriginal Conference, Canberra

Kath Walker (Oodgeroo Noonuccal) and Lois O'Donoghue (Lowitja O'Donoghue)…

Mervyn Bishop

On display: Gallery Eight
George Lambert

George Lambert
c. 1929

May Moore

On display: Gallery Seven
Richard Walley

Richard Walley
2015

Dr Julie Dowling

On display: Gallery Three
Sir John Franklin

Sir John Franklin
c. 1846

Theresa Walker after David D'Angers

On display: Gallery Eight
Patrick Dodson

Patrick Dodson
2004

Zhou Xiaoping

On display: Gallery Three
Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden
1991

AñA Wojak

On display: Gallery Three
Alan Marshall

Alan Marshall
1971

Noel Counihan

On display: Gallery Three
Yellow portrait (portrait of Alex Jelinek)

Yellow portrait (portrait of Alex Jelinek)
1955

Lina Bryans

On display: Gallery Seven
Gamaliel Butler

Gamaliel Butler
c. 1810

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Divide (Self portrait)

Divide (Self portrait)
2011

Sam Jinks

On display: Gallery Three
Horace Spencer Wills and Cedric Spencer Wills

Horace Spencer Wills and Cedric Spencer Wills
c. 1859

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Lady Barkly

Lady Barkly
1863

Batchelder & O'Neill

On display: Gallery Seven
Margel and Tarquin, Canberra

Margel and Tarquin, Canberra
c. 1945

Frank Hinder

On display: Gallery Eight
Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody

Songman, portrait of Kev Carmody
2006

Peter Hudson

On display: Gallery Three
Julia Gillard

Julia Gillard
2013

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Kurt Fearnley

Kurt Fearnley
2012

Adam Knott

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait

Self portrait
1921

Thea Proctor

On display: Gallery Seven
Self portrait (Hilda in the Chinoise hat)

Self portrait (Hilda in the Chinoise hat)
c. 1913

Hilda Rix Nicholas

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts

Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts
1910

Tom Roberts

On display: Gallery Eight
Hetti, from the portfolio

Hetti, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight
Djon, from the portfolio

Djon, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight
Darrell, from the portfolio

Darrell, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1990 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight
Tracey, from the portfolio

Tracey, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1986 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight
Avril, from the portfolio

Avril, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1986 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight
Maria, from the portfolio

Maria, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990"
1986 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On display: Gallery Eight
Fanny Jane Marlay

Fanny Jane Marlay
c. 1841

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Captain John Lort Stokes

Captain John Lort Stokes
c. 1841

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Bob Hawke

Bob Hawke
2012

Luke Cornish

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait with scarf

Self portrait with scarf
c. 1930s

Rupert Bunny

On display: Gallery Eight
Rose Scott

Rose Scott
1913

May Moore

On display: Gallery Eight
Ruby Hunter

Ruby Hunter
1996 (printed 2012)

Jacqueline Mitelman

On display: Gallery Seven
Jane Campion

Jane Campion
2009

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
Great Suffragette demonstration in London

Great Suffragette demonstration in London
1911

Rose Stereograph Company

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Georges Mora

Portrait of Georges Mora
1956

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Eight
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
2009

Guy Maestri

On display: Gallery Three
William St Leonards Robertson

William St Leonards Robertson
c. 1865

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Eight
Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson

Martha Mary Robertson with her child William St Leonards Robertson
c. 1865

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Eight
Julia Matthews

Julia Matthews
c. 1862

Davies & Co

On display: Gallery Seven
Archie Roach

Archie Roach
2008

Peter Hudson

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

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

Benjamin Law

On display: Gallery Three
Simon Tedeschi unplugged

Simon Tedeschi unplugged
2002

Cherry Hood

On display: Gallery Two
The photographer's shadow (Olive Cotton and Max Dupain)

The photographer's shadow (Olive Cotton and Max Dupain)
c. 1935 (printed 1999)

Olive Cotton

On display: Gallery Eight
Archie Roach

Archie Roach
1992 (printed 2010)

Bill McAuley

On display: Gallery Seven
Lola Montes

Lola Montes
c. 1845

Joseph Karl Stieler

On display: Gallery Seven
Jon (Jon Muir)

Jon (Jon Muir)
2008

Ian Darling AO

On display: Gallery Two
Sir Henry Barkly

Sir Henry Barkly
c. 1863

Batchelder & O'Neill

On display: Gallery Seven
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1948

John Brack

On display: Gallery Eight
Mick Dodson

Mick Dodson
2010

Ricky Maynard

On display: Gallery Three
Nam Le

Nam Le
2010

Rozalind Drummond

On display: Gallery Two
Richard Windeyer

Richard Windeyer
c. 1828

Charles Richard Bone

On display: Gallery Seven
Lucy Escott

Lucy Escott
early 1860s

Dalton's Royal Photographic Gallery

On display: Gallery Seven
Henry Squires

Henry Squires
early 1860s

Dalton's Royal Photographic Gallery

On display: Gallery Seven
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1985

Bert Flugelman

On display: Gallery Three
Geo Face Distributor

Geo Face Distributor
2009

James Angus

On display: forecourt
Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon)

Portrait of Lady Eyre Williams (Jessie Gibbon)
1833

Claude-Marie Dubufe

On display: Gallery Eight
Glenn Murcutt

Glenn Murcutt
1992

Ken Done

On display: Gallery Two
Bill Dyson and Rose, Northwood

Bill Dyson and Rose, Northwood
c. 1903

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Saint Catherine (Catherine Hamlin)

Saint Catherine (Catherine Hamlin)
2006

Nigel Brennan

On display: Gallery Two
Pat Painting No 1

Pat Painting No 1
1983

Richard Larter

On display: Gallery Seven
Senator Bonner

Senator Bonner
1990

Robert Campbell Jnr

On display: Gallery Three
Margaret Preston

Margaret Preston
c. 1930

Harold Cazneaux

On display: Gallery Eight
MacKenzie family silhouette

MacKenzie family silhouette
1846

Samuel Metford

On display: Gallery Eight
Self portrait with Spots and Veins

Self portrait with Spots and Veins
2003

Chris O'Doherty

On display: Gallery Two
Self portrait

Self portrait
1949

Frank Hinder

On display: Gallery Eight
Dame Nellie Melba

Dame Nellie Melba
n.d.

Aime Dupont

On display: Gallery Eight
Lowitja O'Donoghue

Lowitja O'Donoghue
2006

Robert Hannaford

On display: Gallery Three
Portrait of Alex Dimitriades

Portrait of Alex Dimitriades
2005

Michael Zavros

On display: Gallery Two
L. Gordon Darling AC CMG

L. Gordon Darling AC CMG
2006

Jiawei Shen

On display: foyer
Kate Hattam

Kate Hattam
1956

Clifton Pugh

On display: Gallery Two
Self portrait

Self portrait
1988

Sidney Nolan

On display: Gallery Two
Dr Fiona Wood AM

Dr Fiona Wood AM
2005

Richard Woldendorp

On display: Gallery Two
Rover Thomas

Rover Thomas
1986

Martin van der Wal

On display: Gallery Eight
Dr John Yu

Dr John Yu
2004

Ah Xian

On display: Gallery Two
On Reflection

On Reflection
2004

Hossein Valamanesh, Angela Valamanesh

On display: Gallery Seven
Queenie McKenzie Nakara

Queenie McKenzie Nakara
1997

Greg Weight

On display: Gallery Eight
Rosemary Madigan

Rosemary Madigan
1992

Greg Weight

On display: Gallery Eight
Robert Klippel

Robert Klippel
1993

Greg Weight

On display: Gallery Eight
Self portrait in plus fours

Self portrait in plus fours
c. 1939 (cast 2003)

Lyndon Dadswell

On display: Gallery Three
Naomi Watts

Naomi Watts
2003

Peter Brew-Bevan

On display: Gallery One
hey Betty (Portrait of Betty Churcher)

hey Betty (Portrait of Betty Churcher)
1990

Davida Allen

On display: Gallery Eight
Sir Douglas Mawson

Sir Douglas Mawson
c. 1916

Thomson Studios

On display: Gallery Seven
Mr and Mrs R.T. Carter

Mr and Mrs R.T. Carter
c. 1863

Milligan Bros. (Studio)

On display: Gallery Seven
Cathy Freeman

Cathy Freeman
1995

Montalbetti & Campbell

On display: Gallery Three
Peter Allen

Peter Allen
1980

William Yang

On display: Gallery Eight
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1934

Stella Bowen

On display: Gallery Seven
Simone Young

Simone Young
2002

Bill Henson

On display: Gallery Three
Self portrait with pin-up

Self portrait with pin-up
1965

Richard Larter

On display: Gallery Seven
HM Queen Elizabeth II

HM Queen Elizabeth II
2002

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Two
Mrs Elizabeth Lewis

Mrs Elizabeth Lewis
c. 1830

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Mr Mortimer Lewis

Mr Mortimer Lewis
c. 1828

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Seven
Self portrait

Self portrait
late 1930s

William Dargie

On display: Gallery Eight
Professor Peter Doherty

Professor Peter Doherty
2001

Rick Amor

On display: Gallery Two
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
1932

Enid Fleming

On display: Gallery Eight
Captain Ulm

Captain Ulm
1932

Enid Fleming

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

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain Charles Ulm
1961

William Dargie

On display: Gallery Eight
Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa
c. 1847

an unknown artist, Thomas Warton

On display: Gallery Seven
Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson
2000

Polly Borland

On display: Gallery Two
Robert O'Hara Burke

Robert O'Hara Burke
c. 1860

Melbourne and Sydney Photographic Co

On display: Gallery Seven
Radical Restraint 
Justice Michael Kirby

Radical Restraint Justice Michael Kirby
1998

Ralph Heimans

On display: Gallery Three
Albert Namatjira

Albert Namatjira
1958

William Dargie

On display: Gallery Eight
The family

The family
c. 1955

Charles Blackman OBE

On display: Gallery Eight
Summer 1986

Summer 1986
1986

Janet Dawson

On display: Gallery Seven
Deborah Mailman

Deborah Mailman
1999

Evert Ploeg

On display: Gallery Two
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1952

Janet Dawson

On display: Gallery Seven
Mrs Grey

Mrs Grey
c. 1845

Theresa Walker

On display: Gallery Seven
Sir George Grey

Sir George Grey
c. 1845

Theresa Walker

On display: Gallery Seven
Fred Hollows

Fred Hollows
1993

Kerrie Lester

On display: Gallery Two
Nick Cave

Nick Cave
1999

Howard Arkley

On display: Gallery Two
In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester
1939

Albert Tucker

On display: Gallery Eight
The Movie Star (David Gulpilil)

The Movie Star (David Gulpilil)
1985

Tracey Moffatt AO

On display: Gallery Two
Betty Burstall

Betty Burstall
1945

Arthur Boyd AC OBE

On display: Gallery Seven

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

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