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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.

Helen Eager, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Helen Eager, 1990 Anne Zahalka
Helen Eager, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Helen Eager, 1990 Anne Zahalka

Portrait, direct positive colour photograph

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

Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2007

Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, pastel over digital print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, charcoal, pencil and oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of J Sages Family Trust 2009
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis
Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis
Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis

Helen Reddy, 1978 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Helen Garner, 2004 Julian Kingma
Helen Garner, 2004 Julian Kingma
Helen Garner, 2004 Julian Kingma

Helen Garner, 2004 Julian Kingma

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2006

True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages
True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

True Stories

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2005

The story behind the creation of the portrait of Helen Garner by Jenny Sages.

The Seekers reunite 50 years on, 2011 Helen Edwards
The Seekers reunite 50 years on, 2011 Helen Edwards
The Seekers reunite 50 years on, 2011 Helen Edwards

The Seekers reunite 50 years on, 2011 Helen Edwards

Portrait, synthetic polymer on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Judith Durham, Athol Guy, Keith Potger and Bruce Woodley 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

True Stories - Helen Garner, 2003 Jenny Sages

Jenny Sages Paths to Portraiture

Previous exhibition, 2010

The exhibition Sages examines the process of portrait making through four large-scale portraits of women by Jenny Sages, paired with intimate preparatory drawings.

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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.