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Clare and Bella, 2010

by Lee Grant

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011 Finalist

This is a portrait of Clare Jolly and her cat Bella. Having recently worked with a 19th century collection of colonial studio portraits, I was inspired to frame Clare using a contemporary and colourful take on conventional vintage framing tropes.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Other NPPP photos from Lee Grant

The Duots: a family portrait, 2009 by Lee Grant
NPPP 2010 Finalist
Zara, 18, Babinda, FNQ. From the series 'The Land of Oz', 2018 by Lee Grant
NPPP 2019 Finalist
Charlie, 2017 by Lee Grant
NPPP 2018 Winner

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Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman
Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman
Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman
Miss Alesandra, 2010 by Jacqueline Mitelman

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Previous exhibition, 2011

The NPPP exhibition is selected from a national field of entries. The annual exhibition, now in its fourth year, reflects the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

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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.