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Chang Woo Gow

Chang Woo Gow
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngagenybe

Ngalim-Ngalimbooroo Ngagenybe
2018

Shirley Purdie

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait as Sarah Wisse, Transported

Self portrait as Sarah Wisse, Transported
1996

Margaret Woodward

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery
What the tree saw: David Foster

What the tree saw: David Foster
2018

Jacqui Stockdale

Study for portrait of Nicholas Paspaley Jnr

Study for portrait of Nicholas Paspaley Jnr
2018

Andrew Bonneau

Nicholas Paspaley Jnr

Nicholas Paspaley Jnr
2018

Andrew Bonneau

Jessica Mauboy

Jessica Mauboy
2018

David Rosetzky

Anna Meares

Anna Meares
2018

Narelle Autio

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and Joe Dowling  [Selina Dowling, Jane Dowling, Maria Jane Dowling (née Ware), John Ware Dowling, Joseph Dowling, Benjamin Dowling, Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, Leura Dowling]

Maria Dowling and her children Leura, Bessie, Selina, Jane, Jack, Ben and…

an unknown artist

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Kate Fitzpatrick

Kate Fitzpatrick
1978 (printed 2017)

Robert McFarlane

Sketchbook journal for the commission portrait

Sketchbook journal for the commission portrait "The Dance - David McAllister"…

Peter Brew-Bevan

The Dance - David McAllister

The Dance - David McAllister
2016

Peter Brew-Bevan

Study for commissioned portrait,

Study for commissioned portrait, "Equation of life - a portrait of Professor…

Evert Ploeg

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton

Equation of a life - a portrait of Professor Derek Denton
2016

Evert Ploeg

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden
1991

AñA Wojak

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Dame Mabel Brookes

Dame Mabel Brookes
c. 1955

Sir William Dargie CBE

Self portrait

Self portrait
1999/2005

Tracey Moffatt AO

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
The black coat: Lily Brett

The black coat: Lily Brett
1989

David Rankin OAM

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers
1974

Carol Jerrems

Eric McIllree

Eric McIllree
1971

Clifton Pugh AO

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
Study for painting commission portrait of Fiona Stanley

Study for painting commission portrait of Fiona Stanley
2010

Mary Moore

Clifford Possum Study 1

Clifford Possum Study 1
2002

Tim Johnson

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

Gloria Petyarre

Gloria Petyarre
2005

R. Ian Lloyd

12 Untitled Self Portraits (Set 3)

12 Untitled Self Portraits (Set 3)
1990

Mike Parr, John Loane

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham)

Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham)
2009

Ross Watson

Jessie Street

Jessie Street
1929

Reginald Jerrold-Nathan

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery
Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett

Chang the Chinese Giant with his wife Kin Foo and manager Edward Parlett…

Archibald McDonald

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Neil Armfield (study)

Neil Armfield (study)
2010

Adam Cullen

Neil Armfield (study)

Neil Armfield (study)
2010

Adam Cullen

Marcia Langton

Marcia Langton
2009

Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1985

Bert Flugelman

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
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

Portrait of Cate Blanchett

Portrait of Cate Blanchett
2008

David Rosetzky

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Ted Dyson, Bill Dyson (with pipe) and Percy

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

an unknown artist

Ruby, Norman, Pearl, Percy, Reg, Bill Dyson and Mary in Creswick garden

Ruby, Norman, Pearl, Percy, Reg, Bill Dyson and Mary in Creswick garden…

an unknown artist

Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg

Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg
c. 1899

Barroni & Co.

Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg

Jacques Casteau and Norman, Heidelberg
c. 1899

an unknown artist

Portrait of Norman Lindsay as a student

Portrait of Norman Lindsay as a student
c. 1896

George Coates

Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile head study)

Study for commissioned portrait of HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark (profile…

Jiawei Shen

Lindy Lee

Lindy Lee
1995

Greg Weight

Rosemary Valadon

Rosemary Valadon
1995

Greg Weight

Brian Loton

Brian Loton
1996

Brian Dunlop

On loan to Trinity College, The University of Melbourne
Self portrait with gladioli

Self portrait with gladioli
1922

George Lambert

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Betty Cuthbert

Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Simone Young

Simone Young
2002

Bill Henson

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
2002

Tim Johnson

Professor Graeme Clark

Professor Graeme Clark
2000

Peter Wegner

Ola Cohn

Ola Cohn
1961

Jean Goldberg

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery
HM Queen Elizabeth II

HM Queen Elizabeth II
2001

Polly Borland

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Untitled (Study for 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye with Lily')

Untitled (Study for 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye with Lily')
1993

Jenny Sages

Untitled (Study for 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye with Lily')

Untitled (Study for 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye with Lily')
1993

Jenny Sages

Untitled (Study for 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye with Lily')

Untitled (Study for 'Emily Kame Kngwarreye with Lily')
1993

Jenny Sages

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.
2001

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #5 Garrett in landscape

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #4 Broadhead and wing pattern

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  Test #1 Ranger 3 pit mine Kakadu, N.T.

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.…

eX de Medici

Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]

Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]
1965

Clif Peir

On loan to Art Gallery of New South Wales
Robert H. Black MD

Robert H. Black MD
c. 1950

Nora Heysen AM

On loan to Art Gallery of New South Wales
HV (Doc) Evatt

HV (Doc) Evatt
1935

Arnold Shore

On loan to Geelong Regional Gallery

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