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Hélène Kirsova
Hélène Kirsova
Hélène Kirsova

Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Hélène Kirsova
Hélène Kirsova
Hélène Kirsova

Hélène Kirsova, 1938

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Danina Dupain Anderson 2018. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Hélène Kirsova with a rope
Hélène Kirsova with a rope
Hélène Kirsova with a rope

Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka
Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka
Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-1937

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Tamara Tchinarova
Tamara Tchinarova
Tamara Tchinarova

Tamara Tchinarova, 1938

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Rex Dupain 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney
Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney
Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney

Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000)

David Moore
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series 'David Moore: From Face to Face' was acquired as a gift of the artist and with financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Norman Lindsay

Max Dupain

The Vintage Years
Previous exhibition, 2003

During his long and distinguished career Max Dupain took thousands of photographs of people

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka

Vintage Max

Magazine article by Gael Newton, 2003

Gael Newton delves into the life and art of renowned Australian photographer, Max Dupain.

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