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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.

George and Jemima Billet with family, c. 1852 C.H.T. Costantini
George and Jemima Billet with family, c. 1852 C.H.T. Costantini
George and Jemima Billet with family, c. 1852 C.H.T. Costantini

George and Jemima Billet with family, c. 1852 C.H.T. Costantini

Portrait, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

Jean Bellette, 1937 Adrian Lawlor
Jean Bellette, 1937 Adrian Lawlor
Jean Bellette, 1937 Adrian Lawlor

Jean Bellette, 1937 Adrian Lawlor

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Ada Crossley, c. 1900 Rotary Photo Co. Ltd
Ada Crossley, c. 1900 Rotary Photo Co. Ltd
Ada Crossley, c. 1900 Rotary Photo Co. Ltd

Ada Crossley, c. 1900 Rotary Photo Co. Ltd

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on card

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Roger Neill 2009

George and Jemima Billet with family, c. 1852 C.H.T. Costantini

In the most correct style

Nearest & Dearest

Desirable outcomes, undesirable origins

Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab
Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab
Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab

Paul Haefliger, 1974 Judy Cassab

Portrait, oil on canvas

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

Rose Byrne, 2001 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Rose Byrne, 2001 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Rose Byrne, 2001 (printed 2004) Karin Catt

Rose Byrne, 2001 (printed 2004) Karin Catt

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Julian Ashton Life Class, 1920 Harold Cazneaux
Julian Ashton Life Class, 1920 Harold Cazneaux
Julian Ashton Life Class, 1920 Harold Cazneaux

Julian Ashton Life Class, 1920 Harold Cazneaux

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

George and Jemima Billet with family, c. 1852 C.H.T. Costantini

Costantini's convictions

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2017

Jo Gilmour uncovers endearing authenticity in the art of a twice-transported Tasmanian.

Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 Judy Cassab

Judy Cassab The artist's diary

Previous exhibition, 2013

The artist's diary profiles six decades of Cassab's work, from the early portrait commissions of the 1950s to later paintings that have helped confirm her eminent place in the canon of Australian portraiture.

Self portrait, 1965 Jean Appleton

In good company

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2015

Jean Appleton’s 1965 self portrait makes a fine addition to the National Portrait Gallery’s collection writes Joanna Gilmour.

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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.