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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.

Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie
Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie
Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie

Sir Arthur Coles, c. 1971 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes
Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes
Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes

Sir George Coles, c. 1935 W B McInnes

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Norman Coles William Dargie
Sir Norman Coles William Dargie
Sir Norman Coles William Dargie

Sir Norman Coles, William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters
Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters
Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters

Portrait of Sir Edgar Coles, 1962 Reinis Zusters

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of Sir Edgar Coles 2014

Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie
Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie
Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie

Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self portrait, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd
Self portrait, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd
Self portrait, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd

Self portrait, 1945-46 Arthur Boyd

Portrait, oil on canvas laid on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by the Liangis family 2014

Arthur Beetson, 1968 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan
Arthur Beetson, 1968 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan
Arthur Beetson, 1968 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan

Arthur Beetson, 1968 (printed 2019) Ern McQuillan

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

Arthur Boyd, c. 1982 Wes Walters
Arthur Boyd, c. 1982 Wes Walters
Arthur Boyd, c. 1982 Wes Walters

Arthur Boyd, c. 1982 Wes Walters

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Arthur Boyd, 1962 Axel Poignant
Arthur Boyd, 1962 Axel Poignant
Arthur Boyd, 1962 Axel Poignant

Arthur Boyd, 1962 Axel Poignant

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

Arthur Streeton, c. 1890 H. Walter Barnett
Arthur Streeton, c. 1890 H. Walter Barnett
Arthur Streeton, c. 1890 H. Walter Barnett

Arthur Streeton, c. 1890 H. Walter Barnett

Portrait, platinum photograph on original studio backing card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Arthur Boyd in his studio at Bundanon, 1993 Adam Knott
Arthur Boyd in his studio at Bundanon, 1993 Adam Knott
Arthur Boyd in his studio at Bundanon, 1993 Adam Knott

Arthur Boyd in his studio at Bundanon, 1993 Adam Knott

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard King 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore
Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Arthur Boyd, Bundanon, New South Wales, 1995 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Prince Arthur, 1860 John J. Mayall
Prince Arthur, 1860 John J. Mayall
Prince Arthur, 1860 John J. Mayall

Prince Arthur, 1860 John J. Mayall

Portrait, albumen paper carte de visite photograph, hand-coloured on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2020

Arthur Calwell Louis Kahan
Arthur Calwell Louis Kahan
Arthur Calwell Louis Kahan

Arthur Calwell, Louis Kahan

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Arthur Boyd, 1993 Greg Weight
Arthur Boyd, 1993 Greg Weight
Arthur Boyd, 1993 Greg Weight

Arthur Boyd, 1993 Greg Weight

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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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.