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After Jack, 2012 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

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After Jack, 2012 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Tanya by Jenny Sages

Observation point

Magazine article by Jenny Sages, 2015

Australian artist and Archibald Prize winner, Jenny Sages reflects on her work.

Making Stories video: 3 minutes

Kate Grenville 'Making Stories'

Portrait story

Australian writer Kate Grenville discusses her career and portrait by Jenny Sages.

Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages
Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages
Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages

Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Jenny Sages 2014
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Emily Kame Kngwarreye, 1995 Jenny Sages
Emily Kame Kngwarreye, 1995 Jenny Sages
Emily Kame Kngwarreye, 1995 Jenny Sages

Emily Kame Kngwarreye, 1995 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Bequest of Alan Boxer 2014

Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages
Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages
Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages

Kate (Kate Grenville), 2012 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Jenny Sages 2014
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Jenny Sages Paths to Portraiture

Previous exhibition, 2010

The exhibition Sages examines the process of portrait making through four large-scale portraits of women by Jenny Sages, paired with intimate preparatory drawings.

Each morning when I wake up I put on my mothers face, 2000

Paths to portraiture

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2010

The life and art of Australian artist Jenny Sages is on display in the exhibition Paths to Portraiture.

Irina Baronova (handing on the baton), 2007 Jenny Sages

Handing on the baton

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

Michael Desmond explores the life of ballerina Irina Baranova through the portrait by Australian artist Jenny Sages.

Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study of a pair of ballet dancers, 2007 Jenny Sages
Study of a pair of ballet dancers, 2007 Jenny Sages
Study of a pair of ballet dancers, 2007 Jenny Sages

Study of a pair of ballet dancers, 2007 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

Gift of J Sages Family Trust
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line, 2007 Jenny Sages
Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line, 2007 Jenny Sages
Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line, 2007 Jenny Sages

Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line, 2007 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

Gift of J Sages Family Trust
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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