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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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Jeanne Little
Jeanne Little
Jeanne Little

Jeanne Little, 1994 (printed 2021)

Robin Sellick
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Purchased 2021

Jeanne Pratt at home
Jeanne Pratt at home
Jeanne Pratt at home

Jeanne Pratt at home, 2015

Alana Landsberry
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Alana Landsberry and Bauer Media Australia 2019

Self portrait with scarf

Shadows cast on fairy tale scene

Lust

Bunny’s side-honey 

Self portrait with scarf
Self portrait with scarf
Self portrait with scarf

Self portrait with scarf, c. 1930s

Rupert Bunny
Portrait, oil on canvas

Gift of Philip Bacon AM 2012. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Chandler Coventry
Chandler Coventry
Chandler Coventry

Chandler Coventry, 1999

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2021

John Kaldor
John Kaldor
John Kaldor

John Kaldor, 1975 (printed 2002)

Lewis Morley
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2002. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

H.H. Princess Marie Louise

Happy New Year

About Face article

This year (in March) we will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the formal establishment of the National Portrait Gallery. In the life of institutions, twenty years is not a long time.

Richard Pratt
Richard Pratt
Richard Pratt

Richard Pratt, 2003 (printed 2011)

Lorrie Graham
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Chevalier d’Eon, 1792

All dressed up

Magazine article by Jane Raffan, 2013

Jane Raffan asks do clothes make the portrait, and can the same work with a new title fetch a better price?

Wesley Enoch and David McAllister

Splendid, many-splendoured

Magazine article by Sandra Bruce, 2021

Sandra Bruce gazes on love and the portrait through Australian Love Stories’ multi-faceted prism.

Louis XVI giving final instructions to the Comte de La Perouse, c. 1785

Sea legged frogs

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2011

Joanna Gilmour describes some of the stories of the individuals and incidents that define French exploration of Australia and the Pacific.

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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