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Portait 65

Portrait 65

Autumn/Winter 2021
Magazine

Hugh Ramsay, the fashion of Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, Peter Wegner's centenarian series, John and Elizabeth Gould's family connections, Karen Quinlan's top five portraits and more.

Hilda Heley, 2015 Peter Wegner

Drawn from life

Magazine article by Penelope Grist, 2021

Penelope Grist discovers the rich narratives in Peter Wegner’s series of centenarian portraits.

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Portrait Donors

Listed by year
Honour board
Jacques Miller
Jacques Miller
Jacques Miller

Jacques Miller, 2002

Peter Wegner
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2013
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark

Inspiration + Realisation: Peter Wegner

Magazine article by Katherine Russell, 2006

Peter Wegner's approach to portraiture could be considered a visual record of the rapport, the dynamic space between artist and subject.

Don Argus
Don Argus
Don Argus

Don Argus, 2004

Peter Wegner
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of BHP Billiton 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Professor Graeme Clark (profile)
Professor Graeme Clark (profile)
Professor Graeme Clark (profile)

Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000

Peter Wegner
Portrait, etching on paper

Gift of the artist 2002

Professor Graeme Clark
Professor Graeme Clark
Professor Graeme Clark

Professor Graeme Clark, 2000

Peter Wegner
Portrait, etching on paper

Gift of the artist 2002

John Marsden
John Marsden
John Marsden

John Marsden, 1998

Peter Wegner
Portrait, etching on paper

Gift of the artist 2002

Victor Smorgon
Victor Smorgon
Victor Smorgon

Victor Smorgon, 2000

Peter Wegner
Portrait, etching on paper

Gift of the artist 2002

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark
Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark
Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000

Peter Wegner
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of Professor Graeme Clark 2001
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

David Campese II

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
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