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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.

Alexander Maurice Ramsay, 1978 Robert Hannaford
Alexander Maurice Ramsay, 1978 Robert Hannaford
Alexander Maurice Ramsay, 1978 Robert Hannaford

Alexander Maurice Ramsay, 1978 Robert Hannaford

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Janet, Andrew, Kathryn and Eleanor Ramsay, daughters and son of Alexander Maurice Ramsay and Amy Jane Ramsay

Hugh Ramsay portrait story video: 2 minutes

Hugh Ramsay 'Letters from Paris'

Portrait story

Hugh Ramsay's letters were written while he was living in Paris to his family back in Australia.

Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Self portrait (Full Length in front of Easel), 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of John Oswald Wicking 2003

Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of John Oswald Wicking 2003

Portrait of Ambrose Patterson, 1901-02 Hugh Ramsay

Velasquez Touch

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2004

Former NPG Director, Andrew Sayers, explores the creative collaborations between four Australian artists living in Paris during the first years of the twentieth century.

Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay, 1865 an unknown artist
Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay, 1865 an unknown artist
Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay, 1865 an unknown artist

Rev. Andrew Mitchell Ramsay, 1865 an unknown artist

Portrait, albumen silver photograph on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2009

Portrait sketch of Nellie Melba, 1902 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait sketch of Nellie Melba, 1902 Hugh Ramsay
Portrait sketch of Nellie Melba, 1902 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait sketch of Nellie Melba, 1902 Hugh Ramsay

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Mitchell Family and the Fullerton Family 2000

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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.