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Tiga Bayles with Coloured Stone, Anti-nuclear demonstration at The Domain, Sydney

Tiga Bayles with Coloured Stone, Anti-nuclear demonstration at The Domain,…

Juno Gemes

On display: Gallery Three
Colin Wills

Colin Wills
c. 1940s

Max Dupain OBE

Portrait of Dr Kurt von Stutterheim with Mrs von Stutterheim

Portrait of Dr Kurt von Stutterheim with Mrs von Stutterheim
c. 1958

Max Dupain OBE

Kerry Stokes

Kerry Stokes
2014 (printed 2021)

Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait of Philip Williams

Portrait of Philip Williams
2019

Rick Amor

image not online

Fuzzy Leo (Leo Schofield)
c. 2000

Martin Wilson

Nell

Nell
2008

Abbey McCulloch

On display: Gallery Two
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Bernard Leser
1986

Judy Cassab AO CBE

Reg Grundy

Reg Grundy
c. 1988 (printed 2017)

Robert McFarlane

Mungo MacCallum

Mungo MacCallum
n.d.

Louis Kahan

Sir Frank Packer

Sir Frank Packer
n.d.

Louis Kahan

Kate Fitzpatrick

Kate Fitzpatrick
1978 (printed 2017)

Robert McFarlane

Robert Gray

Robert Gray
1978

Christine Godden

Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon
c. 1922

Melbourne Spurr

Dorothy Gordon, in part costume for Rudolph Valentino's

Dorothy Gordon, in part costume for Rudolph Valentino's "In Blood and Sand"…

Melbourne Spurr

Dame Enid Lyons

Dame Enid Lyons
c. 1943

an unknown artist

On display: Gallery Eight
John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns]

John Mitchel with John Martin and Father John Kenyon [the three Johns]
1866

Edouard Gatel

James T. Donovan

James T. Donovan
1892

Tom Roberts

Horatio Spencer Wills

Horatio Spencer Wills
c. 1870

Wilmot & Key

Horatio Spencer Wills

Horatio Spencer Wills
c. 1859

an unknown artist

D.A.S. Campbell (David Alexander Stewart Campbell)

D.A.S. Campbell (David Alexander Stewart Campbell)
1963

Sir William Dargie CBE

Sir Keith Murdoch

Sir Keith Murdoch
1944

Danila Vassilieff

Raymond Gosford Watt

Raymond Gosford Watt
c. 1936

Rudolph Buchner

B A Santamaria

B A Santamaria
1996

Wes Walters

Robert Henderson Croll

Robert Henderson Croll
1927

Frederick George Reynolds

Margaret Simons

Margaret Simons
2012

Dave Tacon

Rod McGeoch

Rod McGeoch
2004 (printed 2012)

Rob Tuckwell

Dave Dow

Dave Dow
1922

Tom Glover

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

On display: Gallery Eight
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Tony Adam

Tony Adam
c. 1968

Janice McIllree

Caroline Jones

Caroline Jones
1978

David Campbell

A G Stephens

A G Stephens
c. 1910 (printed later)

an unknown artist

Sir Walter Murdoch

Sir Walter Murdoch
1920s (printed later)

an unknown artist

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NC

John Laws on a Harley
1994 (printed 2012)

Jim Rolon

Reverend John West, Sydney.

Reverend John West, Sydney.
n.d.

John Cochran

John Cobley

John Cobley
1944

Nora Heysen AM

John Hinde

John Hinde
1990 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham

Harold Mitchell

Harold Mitchell
2001 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham

Noni Hazlehurst

Noni Hazlehurst
1977 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham

Bill Leak

Bill Leak
1984

phra ajahn ekaggata fka terry milligan

Johnny Warren OAM MBE

Johnny Warren OAM MBE
2008

Natasha Gadd and Rhys Graham

Ethel Anderson and her daughter, Bethia

Ethel Anderson and her daughter, Bethia
c. 1912

G.W. Lowrie

Ethel Anderson and her daughter, Bethia

Ethel Anderson and her daughter, Bethia
c. 1912

G.W. Lowrie

Charles Haddon Chambers

Charles Haddon Chambers
1921

Ralph Barton

The Reverend Dr. Gordon Powell AM.MA.BD

The Reverend Dr. Gordon Powell AM.MA.BD
c. 1986

Donald Cameron

TW Edgeworth David and Vilhjalmur Stefansson

TW Edgeworth David and Vilhjalmur Stefansson
1924

Annie May Moore

Robert Drewe (in the swell)

Robert Drewe (in the swell)
2006

Nicholas Harding

Lee Lin Chin

Lee Lin Chin
2004

George Fetting

"Peace and War" (A.A Greenwood Hales) (Image plate from Vanity Fair)
1908

Sir Leslie Ward

Caroline Jones

Caroline Jones
2009

Salvatore Zofrea OAM

Bust of Frank McIlwraith

Bust of Frank McIlwraith
1937

Barbara Tribe

John Cargher holding a long play record

John Cargher holding a long play record
c. 1986

John Spooner

Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner

Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner

Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner

Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal

Dr HV Evatt, Albert Namatjira and Dame Mary Gilmore having a meal
c. 1950s

an unknown artist

Melodrama...

Melodrama...
c. 1900

an unknown artist

Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy

Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy
c. 1899

an unknown artist

Percy, Ted Dyson and Bill Dyson

Percy, Ted Dyson and Bill Dyson
c. 1899

an unknown artist

Norman, Kodak, Rose, J.F Archibald, model and John Barr

Norman, Kodak, Rose, J.F Archibald, model and John Barr
c. 1913

an unknown artist

Brian Fitzpatrick

Brian Fitzpatrick
1953

Graeme Inson

George Gittoes - last sitting before Peshawar

George Gittoes - last sitting before Peshawar
2007

George Fetting

Bob Croll of the AAA Vic.

Bob Croll of the AAA Vic.
1916

David Low

Andree Johnston-Bell

Andree Johnston-Bell
c. 1945

Walter Langhammer

Macca (Ian McNamara)

Macca (Ian McNamara)
2007

John Elliott

Study for portrait of Helen Garner

Study for portrait of Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

Janice Wakely

Janice Wakely
1959

Helmut Newton

Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin
2005

Robin Sellick

Sir Frank Packer KBE

Sir Frank Packer KBE
1956

Judy Cassab AO CBE

Kate Hattam

Kate Hattam
1956

Clifton Pugh

On display: Gallery Two
Helen Garner

Helen Garner
2004

Julian Kingma

Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix
2004

Julian Kingma

Lee Lin Chin

Lee Lin Chin
2005

Ingvar Kenne

Megan Gale

Megan Gale
2002

Ellen Dahl

Tania Verstak

Tania Verstak
1962 (printed 2006)

Jozef Vissel

Study for portrait of Helen Garner

Study for portrait of Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

Tania Verstak

Tania Verstak
1962

Jozef Vissel

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch
2005

Ben Baker

Lady Natasha Johnston

Lady Natasha Johnston
1968

Cecil Beaton

Linda Burney MLA Canturbury and Rick Farley at home, Marrickville

Linda Burney MLA Canturbury and Rick Farley at home, Marrickville
2003

Juno Gemes

Barbara McCarthy

Barbara McCarthy
c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

Todd Condie

Todd Condie
c. 2000

Penny Tweedie

True Stories - Helen Garner

True Stories - Helen Garner
2003

Jenny Sages

On display: Gallery Seven
George Gittoes

George Gittoes
1999

Greg Weight

George Gittoes

George Gittoes
1991

Greg Weight

Bill Leak

Bill Leak
1999

Simon Obarzanek

Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch
c. 1986

Joe Greenberg

Portrait of Peter Nicholson

Portrait of Peter Nicholson
1995

David Moore

Portrait of Peter Nicholson

Portrait of Peter Nicholson
1995

David Moore

Portrait of Peter Nicholson

Portrait of Peter Nicholson
1995

David Moore

Full-size preparatory study for the portrait of Leo Schofield

Full-size preparatory study for the portrait of Leo Schofield
2001

Brent Harris

Preparatory study for the portrait of Leo Schofield No. 2

Preparatory study for the portrait of Leo Schofield No. 2
2001

Brent Harris

Preparatory study for the portrait of Leo Schofield No.1

Preparatory study for the portrait of Leo Schofield No.1
2001

Brent Harris

Sir Charles Moses

Sir Charles Moses
1968

Mark Strizic

Kate Fitzpatrick

Kate Fitzpatrick
1983

William Yang

Alan Freeman

Alan Freeman
c. 1970 (printed 2002)

Lewis Morley

Patricia 'Bambi' Tuckwell (Shmith)

Patricia 'Bambi' Tuckwell (Shmith)
c. 1952

Max Dupain OBE

Dame Mary Gilmore

Dame Mary Gilmore
1961

Max Dupain OBE

Mungo MacCallum

Mungo MacCallum
1968

Judy Cassab AO CBE

Mungo MacCallum, press gallery cricket

Mungo MacCallum, press gallery cricket
1973

Frank Hinder

Reg Grundy

Reg Grundy
1992 (cast 2003)

Nigel Boonham

Sir Vincent Fairfax

Sir Vincent Fairfax
1981

Bryan Westwood

Sir Warwick Fairfax

Sir Warwick Fairfax
1981

Bryan Westwood

John Fairfax

John Fairfax
c. 1860

Edwin Dalton

Charles John Fairfax

Charles John Fairfax
c. 1860

Edwin Dalton

Portrait of Mrs Sarah Fairfax

Portrait of Mrs Sarah Fairfax
c. 1864

Edwin Dalton

Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax

Portrait of Sir James Oswald Fairfax
1929

W.A. Bowring

Portrait of Mr Geoffrey E. Fairfax

Portrait of Mr Geoffrey E. Fairfax
1929

W.A. Bowring

John Fairfax

John Fairfax
mid to late 19th century

Achille Simonetti

John Fairfax

John Fairfax
1873

Charles Summers

Sir James Reading Fairfax

Sir James Reading Fairfax
1898

Tom Roberts

"International Penny Postage" Mr John Henniker Heaton MP (Image plate…

Sir Leslie Ward

Robert Hughes - Nothing if not critical

Robert Hughes - Nothing if not critical
2001

Bill Leak

Alan Freeman MBE

Alan Freeman MBE
c. 1970 (printed 2002)

Lewis Morley

Leo Schofield

Leo Schofield
2001

Brent Harris

Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra

Colin Madigan and Robert Hughes, Canberra
1982 (printed 2000)

David Moore

Clive James

Clive James
1999

Polly Borland

Dame Mary Gilmore

Dame Mary Gilmore
c. 1938

Lyall Trindall

On display: Gallery Seven
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis
1999

David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis
1999

David Naseby

image not online
NC

Portrait photograph of David McNicoll
1987

Anthony Buckley & Constantine Ltd

Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis
1999

David Naseby

Barry Jones

Barry Jones
1998

Tristan Humphries

Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix
1998

Robert Hannaford AM

John Hamilton

John Hamilton
1969

Meg Padgham

Sir Lloyd Dumas

Sir Lloyd Dumas
1955

Sir Ivor Hele

Ita Buttrose

Ita Buttrose
1981

John Williams

John Laws

John Laws
1981

John Williams

Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes
1996

Rex Dupain

Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes
1962

Louis Kahan

Robert Hughes

Robert Hughes
late 1970s

Louis Kahan

A Book about Australian Women

A Book about Australian Women
1974

Carol Jerrems, Virginia Fraser, Outback Press

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