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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.

The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)
The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)
The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska)

The sitter (Drusilla Modjeska), 2001

Jo Bertini
Portrait, oil on canvas

Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Sir Gustav Nossal
Sir Gustav Nossal
Sir Gustav Nossal

Sir Gustav Nossal, 1979 (printed 1981)

Mark Strizic
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2003

Gordon and Marilyn Darling

Honour board

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Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer
Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer
Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer

Nancy Bird Walton - Pioneer, 2003

Danelle Bergstrom
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2004

Betty Cuthbert
Betty Cuthbert
Betty Cuthbert

Betty Cuthbert, 2002

Andrew Daly
Portrait, oil on canvas

Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert, 2002

Andrew Daly
Portrait, pencil on paper

Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert, 2002

Andrew Daly
Portrait, pencil on paper

Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert, 2002

Andrew Daly
Portrait, pencil on paper

Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2002

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  N.T. Ranger Uranium
Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  N.T. Ranger Uranium
Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'.  N.T. Ranger Uranium

Preparatory study for 'Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground'. N.T. Ranger Uranium, 2001

eX de Medici
Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground
Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground
Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground

Nothing's as precious as a hole in the ground, 2001

eX de Medici
Portrait, mangrove bark pigment, watercolour and gouache on vellum

Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley
Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley
Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley

Portrait of Elizabeth Jolley, 2003

Mary Moore
Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2003

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

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

eX de Medici
Portrait, pencil on paper

Commissioned with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Makinti Napanangka, Kintore
Makinti Napanangka, Kintore
Makinti Napanangka, Kintore

Makinti Napanangka, Kintore, 2001

Hari Ho
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2004

Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy
Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy
Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy

Mirror Mirror: Graeme Murphy, 2004

Paula Dawson
Portrait, holographic print etched on bronze disk on bronze figurine

Purchased with the assistance of Ann Lewis AM and the Basil Bressler Bequest 2004

Bob Ellis
Bob Ellis
Bob Ellis

Bob Ellis, 1999

David Naseby
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen)
JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen)
JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen)

JOH (The Hon Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen), c. 1987

Noel Stapleton
Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2003

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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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