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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.

Gladys Moncrieff, (1920s) Ruskin
Gladys Moncrieff, (1920s) Ruskin
Gladys Moncrieff, (1920s) Ruskin

Gladys Moncrieff, (1920s) Ruskin

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Sally Douglas 2009

Gladys Moncrieff album an unknown artist
Gladys Moncrieff album an unknown artist
Gladys Moncrieff album an unknown artist

Gladys Moncrieff album, an unknown artist

Portrait, 38 page scrap book (19 doublesided pages unbound) featuring photographs and ephemera

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Gladys Moncrieff, 1963 an unknown artist
Gladys Moncrieff, 1963 an unknown artist
Gladys Moncrieff, 1963 an unknown artist

Gladys Moncrieff, 1963 an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff an unknown artist
Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff an unknown artist
Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff an unknown artist

Group photograph with Gladys Moncrieff, an unknown artist

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Gladys Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson
Gladys Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson
Gladys Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson

Gladys Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Joseph Mathew Cotta and Gladys Maria Cotta 2016

Claude Charlick, c. 1961 Ivor Hele
Claude Charlick, c. 1961 Ivor Hele
Claude Charlick, c. 1961 Ivor Hele

Claude Charlick, c. 1961 Ivor Hele

Portrait, oil on masonite

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Gladys Lock née Charlick 2012

Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson
Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson
Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson

Joseph Cotta, 1984 Janet Dawson

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Joseph Mathew Cotta and Gladys Maria Cotta 2016

David Malouf, 2012 Rick Amor

2012-13 Supporters

Annual Appeal 2020

The Circle of Friends Acquisition Fund for 2012 was dedicated to purchasing a portrait of David Malouf by Rick Amor.

Jessie Street, 1929 Jerrold Nathan

First Ladies Significant Australian Women 1913–2013

Previous exhibition, 2013

First Ladies profiles women who have achieved noteworthy firsts over the past 100 years.

Study for Aunty Mary King, 2010 by Mathew Lynn

The animating signature

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2019

Joanna Gilmore delights in the affecting drawings of Mathew Lynn.

Vincent Brady leading anti Bicentenary Protest, Brisbane, 1987 Michael Aird

Activating the space

Magazine article by Sandra Phillips, 2020

Sandra Phillips on portraits of Indigenous activism from Cairns Art Gallery’s 2019 Queen’s Land Blak Portraiture exhibition.

 

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Portrait Donors Listed by year

Honour board
Murray frees himself from straightjacket in public, 1928 by Sam Hood

Risky business

Magazine article by John Zubrzycki, 2016

John Zubrzycki lauds the characters of the Australian escapology trade.

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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.