Skip to main content
Menu

Sam asleep in Madrid, 2005

by Nicholas Harding

ink on paper
45 x 75 cm (open sketchbook)
Collection of Nicholas Harding and Lynne Watkins, Sydney

Sam Harding (b. 1993), student, is the son of Nicholas Harding and Lynne Watkins. The three have travelled together a great deal. Often, awake with jet lag, Harding’s whiled away the time drawing his slumbering family. Several of Harding’s tender drawings of the baby Sam were exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery exhibition Idle Hours in 2009-2010. In this exhibition he is pictured, too, on an airline refuse bag in a neighbouring showcase. 

Nicholas Harding: 28 Portraits

© National Portrait Gallery 2019
King Edward Terrace, Parkes
Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia


Phone +61 2 6102 7000
Fax +61 2 6102 7001
ABN: 54 74 277 1196
The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Ngunnawal people, the traditional custodians of the land upon which the NPG stands.