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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.

The rock and the flies, 1952 Eric Thake
The rock and the flies, 1952 Eric Thake
The rock and the flies, 1952 Eric Thake

The rock and the flies, 1952 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Van Sommers 2011

Self portrait among the ant hills, 1950 Eric Thake
Self portrait among the ant hills, 1950 Eric Thake
Self portrait among the ant hills, 1950 Eric Thake

Self portrait among the ant hills, 1950 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Peter Van Sommers 2011

Figure in a rocky landscape, 1968 Eric Thake
Figure in a rocky landscape, 1968 Eric Thake
Figure in a rocky landscape, 1968 Eric Thake

Figure in a rocky landscape, 1968 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Peter Van Sommers 2011

Mr Thake - Dr So and So, 1959 Eric Thake
Mr Thake - Dr So and So, 1959 Eric Thake
Mr Thake - Dr So and So, 1959 Eric Thake

Mr Thake - Dr So and So, 1959 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Van Sommers 2011

Desert Island, 1967 Eric Thake
Desert Island, 1967 Eric Thake
Desert Island, 1967 Eric Thake

Desert Island, 1967 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Peter Van Sommers 2011

Sunshine and rain, Lygon Street, 1964 Eric Thake
Sunshine and rain, Lygon Street, 1964 Eric Thake
Sunshine and rain, Lygon Street, 1964 Eric Thake

Sunshine and rain, Lygon Street, 1964 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Van Sommers 2011

Epstein/Einstein? I can never remember!, 1962 Eric Thake
Epstein/Einstein? I can never remember!, 1962 Eric Thake
Epstein/Einstein? I can never remember!, 1962 Eric Thake

Epstein/Einstein? I can never remember!, 1962 Eric Thake

Portrait, linocut on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Van Sommers 2011

The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith, 1973 Eric Smith
The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith, 1973 Eric Smith
The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith, 1973 Eric Smith

The painter transmogrified and Mrs Smith, 1973 Eric Smith

Portrait, oil on canvas laid down on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Eric Smith 2019

Self portrait, 1950 Eric Westbrook
Self portrait, 1950 Eric Westbrook
Self portrait, 1950 Eric Westbrook

Self portrait, 1950 Eric Westbrook

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2007

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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.