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Matilda (Ngambri)

Matilda (Ngambri)
2020

Brenda L Croft, Prue Hazelgrove, Richard Crampton

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Adut Akech

Adut Akech
2018 (printed 2020)

Charles Dennington

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Lula Chinn

Lula Chinn
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
James Chung Gon

James Chung Gon
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Emma Tear Tack

Emma Tear Tack
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Tim Sang

Tim Sang
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Mrs Lup Mun

Mrs Lup Mun
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Wat A Che

Wat A Che
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Captain Ah Gim

Captain Ah Gim
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Andrew Leon

Andrew Leon
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
George Chow Bow

George Chow Bow
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Quong Tart

Quong Tart
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Jimmy Ah Foo

Jimmy Ah Foo
2017

Pamela See

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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
Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood Gaol

Thomas and John Clarke, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood Gaol
1867

an unknown artist

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Mrs Woods and ‘Ere

Mrs Woods and ‘Ere
2013

Karla Dickens

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 Art Gallery of South Australia
Anna Josepha King

Anna Josepha King
c. 1826-1832

an unknown artist

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Catholic clergymen from the Diocese of Adelaide

Catholic clergymen from the Diocese of Adelaide
c. 1862

Stephen Edward Nixon

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Sarah and Ann Jacob

Sarah and Ann Jacob
c. 1866

Townsend Duryea

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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

Maria Windeyer

Maria Windeyer
c. 1865-1868

Freeman Brothers after Edwin Dalton

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
William and Martha Mary Robertson and their children [William St Leonards, Eliza, John, William St Leonards on a horse, Beatrice and Ida]

William and Martha Mary Robertson and their children [William St Leonards,…

Various

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling]

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling]…

an unknown artist

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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
Judith Wright with Barbara Blackman

Judith Wright with Barbara Blackman
c. 1956

Charles Blackman OBE

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Rachel Roxburgh

Rachel Roxburgh
1939

Adelaide Perry

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
An evening at Yarra Cottage, Port Stephens

An evening at Yarra Cottage, Port Stephens
1857

Maria Brownrigg

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Madame Sibly, Phrenologist and Mesmerist

Madame Sibly, Phrenologist and Mesmerist
c. 1870

James E. Bray

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Ellyse Perry

Ellyse Perry
2016

Fiona McMonagle

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival

Jarinyanu Dancing at Broome Festival
1990

Jarinyanu David Downs

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

Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery
1984

Robyn Beeche

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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

Gill Hicks

Gill Hicks
2016

Tony Kearney

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden

Acacius (Stigmata) - Tony Carden
1991

AñA Wojak

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Divide (Self portrait)

Divide (Self portrait)
2011

Sam Jinks

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Lady Barkly

Lady Barkly
1863

Batchelder & O'Neill

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait

Self portrait
1921

Thea Proctor

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait (Hilda in the Chinoise hat)

Self portrait (Hilda in the Chinoise hat)
c. 1913

Hilda Rix Nicholas

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Maria

Maria
1986 (printed 2013)

Michael Riley

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Fanny Jane Marlay

Fanny Jane Marlay
c. 1841

an unknown artist

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait

Self portrait
1999/2005

Tracey Moffatt AO

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Mr John Eason

Mr John Eason
1838

W. B. Gould

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

David Mitchell

David Mitchell
1903 (later reworked)

Ada Whiting

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Frances Perry

Frances Perry
c. 1863

Batchelder & O'Neill

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu
2009

Guido Maestri

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
The rock and the flies

The rock and the flies
1952

Eric Thake

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Study for painting commission. David Chalmers Portrait Study 3

Study for painting commission. David Chalmers Portrait Study 3
2010

Nick Mourtzakis

Self portrait

Self portrait
1909

Bess Norriss Tait

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
The photographer's shadow (Olive Cotton and Max Dupain)

The photographer's shadow (Olive Cotton and Max Dupain)
c. 1935 (printed 1999)

Olive Cotton

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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
Jessie Street

Jessie Street
1929

Reginald Jerrold-Nathan

On loan to Art Gallery of South Australia
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

Harold Parker

Harold Parker
c. 1906

Bessie Gibson

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Marcia Langton

Marcia Langton
2009

Brook Andrew, Trent Walter

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Australian Aboriginal Cricketers

Australian Aboriginal Cricketers
1867

Patrick Dawson

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1849

Charles Rodius

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 South Australia
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

Senator Bonner

Senator Bonner
1990

Robert Campbell Jnr

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait

Self portrait
1911

Evelyn Chapman

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
MacKenzie family silhouette

MacKenzie family silhouette
1846

Samuel Metford

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Dadang Christanto

Dadang Christanto
2005

Hari Ho

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Charles Joseph La Trobe

Charles Joseph La Trobe
1853

Thomas Woolner

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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

Dr John Yu

Dr John Yu
2004

Ah Xian

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Ming Vase (Sir Robert Menzies)

Ming Vase (Sir Robert Menzies)
c. 1970

Les Tanner, Gus McLaren

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Lindy Lee

Lindy Lee
1995

Greg Weight

Rosemary Valadon

Rosemary Valadon
1995

Greg Weight

Self portrait in plus fours

Self portrait in plus fours
c. 1939 (cast 2003)

Lyndon Dadswell CMG

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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 Art Gallery of South Australia
Hera Roberts

Hera Roberts
1936

Max Dupain OBE

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait in reflection

Self portrait in reflection
1973

Lewis Morley

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait

Self portrait
c. 1934

Stella Bowen

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert

Preparatory study for Betty Cuthbert
2002

Andrew Daly

Simone Young

Simone Young
2002

Bill Henson

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Professor Graeme Clark

Professor Graeme Clark
2000

Peter Wegner

Ola Cohn

Ola Cohn
1961

Jean Goldberg

On loan to Art Gallery of South Australia
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'.  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

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa

Thomas Sutcliffe Mort and his wife Theresa
c. 1847

an unknown artist, Thomas Wharton

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
William Barak at work on the drawing ‘Ceremony’ at Coranderrk

William Barak at work on the drawing ‘Ceremony’ at Coranderrk
1902

Johannes Heyer

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Albert Namatjira

Albert Namatjira
1958

Sir William Dargie CBE

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]

Kath Walker [Oodgeroo Noonuccal]
1965

Clif Peir

On loan to Art Gallery of South Australia
Self portrait

Self portrait
between 1951 and 1953

Janet Dawson

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Mrs Grey

Mrs Grey
c. 1845

Theresa Walker

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Sir George Grey

Sir George Grey
c. 1845

Theresa Walker

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Robert H. Black MD

Robert H. Black MD
c. 1950

Nora Heysen AM

On loan to Art Gallery of South Australia
Self portrait

Self portrait
1934

Nora Heysen AM

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's profile) No.3

Eddie Mabo (after Mike Kelley's 'Booth's Puddle' 1985, from Plato's Cave,…

John Citizen

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Nick Cave

Nick Cave
1999

Howard Arkley

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester

In the mirror: self portrait with Joy Hester
1939

Albert Tucker

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Self portrait with glove

Self portrait with glove
1939

Herbert Badham

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
HV (Doc) Evatt

HV (Doc) Evatt
1935

Arnold Shore

On loan to Art Gallery of South Australia
The Movie Star (David Gulpilil)

The Movie Star (David Gulpilil)
1985

Tracey Moffatt AO

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
Young Mo (Roy Rene)

Young Mo (Roy Rene)
1977

Martin Sharp

On loan to National Gallery of Victoria
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