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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.

Kevin Gilbert, 1972 Evelyn Kirwan
Kevin Gilbert, 1972 Evelyn Kirwan
Kevin Gilbert, 1972 Evelyn Kirwan

Kevin Gilbert, 1972 Evelyn Kirwan

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Self portrait, 1911 Evelyn Chapman
Self portrait, 1911 Evelyn Chapman
Self portrait, 1911 Evelyn Chapman

Self portrait, 1911 Evelyn Chapman

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Thalben-Ball 2007

Miss Evelyn Chapman, 1918

Lovers of light

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2008

Dr Sarah Engledow traces the significant links between Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo and Evelyn Chapman through their portraits.

A Police Magistrate [Evelyn Pitfield Shirley Sturt] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
A Police Magistrate [Evelyn Pitfield Shirley Sturt] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times
A Police Magistrate [Evelyn Pitfield Shirley Sturt] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

A Police Magistrate [Evelyn Pitfield Shirley Sturt] from the series "Masks and Faces", 1874 Tom Durkin, The Weekly Times

Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Portrait 28 June - August 2008

Magazine

This issue of Portrait Magazine features Harold Cazneaux, nineteenth-century carte de visites, Tim Winton, Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo, Evelyn Chapman and more.

Tracey, from the portfolio "Michael Riley Portraits 1984-1990", 1986 (printed 2013) Michael Riley

Sophisticated and glamorous

Magazine article by Amanda Rowell, 2015

Michael Riley’s early portraits by Amanda Rowell.

Eileen Dunne in The Hospital for Sick Children, 1940

The incomparable Beaton

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

To accompany the exhibition Cecil Beaton: Portraits, held at the NPG in 2005, this article is drawn from Hugo Vickers's authorised biography, Cecil Beaton (1985).

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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.