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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.

Lottie Lyell as Doreen by Monte Luke

Their brilliant careers

Magazine article by Jenny Gall, 2017

Jenny Gall delves into Starstruck to celebrate some of Australian cinema’s iconic women.

After Jack
After Jack
After Jack

After Jack, 2012

Jenny Sages
Portrait, encaustic, oil and pigment on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Tanya by Jenny Sages

Observation point

Magazine article by Jenny Sages, 2015

Australian artist and Archibald Prize winner, Jenny Sages reflects on her work.

Jenny Howard
Jenny Howard
Jenny Howard

Jenny Howard, c. 1930s

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2017

Jenny Sages
Jenny Sages
Jenny Sages

Jenny Sages, 1995

Greg Weight
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2004. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Jenny Watson 4, February 1979
Jenny Watson 4, February 1979
Jenny Watson 4, February 1979

Jenny Watson 4, February 1979, 1979 (printed 2012)

Robert Rooney
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Study for portrait of Helen Garner
Study for portrait of Helen Garner
Study for portrait of Helen Garner

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
Study for portrait of Helen Garner
Study for portrait of Helen Garner

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 of male ballet dancers standing in a line
Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line
Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line

Study of male ballet dancers standing in a line, 2007

Jenny Sages
Portrait, charcoal and pastel on paper

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

Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner
Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner
Study (c) for portrait of Helen Garner

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
Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner
Study (b) for portrait of Helen Garner

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
Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner
Study (a) for portrait of Helen Garner

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
Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner
Study (d) for portrait of Helen Garner

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

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