Skip to main content

Timed ticketing is in place to safely manage visits to the Gallery, so please book ahead.

Menu

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.

image not online

Portrait Donors Listed by year

Honour board
Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby
Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby
Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby

Geoff Cousins, 2017 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Geoff Cousins AM 2007

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Tribute Bob Ellis

Magazine article, 2016

Bob Ellis (1942–2016) was a journalist, columnist, screenwriter, film director, playwright, speechwriter and critic.

image not online

A blackguard rehearsing - Max Cullen, 2001 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Nigel Naseby 2007
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Poets' Portraits

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

The Portrait Gallery's paintings of two poets, Les Murray and Peter Porter, demonstrate two very different artists' responses to the challenge of representing more than usually sensitive and imaginative men.

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Study for portrait of Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Naseby 2001

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby
Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Bob Ellis, 1999 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby
Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2001

David Campese II, 2000 Paul Newton

Sporting Archibald

Previous exhibition, 2000
Celebrating the focus on sport during 2000, this special exhibition features our national sporting heroes and heroines immortalised on canvas
We would like to thank our partners.
© National Portrait Gallery 2020
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 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.