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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.

Interview with Joan Croll video: 2 minutes

Joan Croll

Portrait story

An interview with the indomitable Joan Croll, subject of John Brack's portrait.

Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack
Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack
Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack

Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Frank Croll and Dr Joan Croll AO 2001
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study for portrait of Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack
Study for portrait of Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack
Study for portrait of Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack

Study for portrait of Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack

Portrait, conte on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Joan Croll AO 2007
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Joan Croll, 1976 John Brack

String of Pearls

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2001

Andrew Sayers discusses the portrait of Dr Joan Croll AO by the Australian artist John Brack.

Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low
Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low
Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low

Bob Croll of the AAA Vic., 1916 David Low

Portrait, pencil, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Robert Henderson Croll, 1927 Frederick George Reynolds
Robert Henderson Croll, 1927 Frederick George Reynolds
Robert Henderson Croll, 1927 Frederick George Reynolds

Robert Henderson Croll, 1927 Frederick George Reynolds

Portrait, oil on canvas on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Grietje Croll in memory of her late husband Robert Devereaux Croll and with the endorsement of his daughter Helen Croll 2013
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Joan Kirner, c. 1990 Rennie Ellis

Joan Alone

Magazine article by Julia Gillard AC, 2015

Julia Gillard pays poignant tribute to her friend and mentor, the late Joan Kirner, Victoria’s first and only female premier.

Joan Kerr, 2004 Peter Drewett
Joan Kerr, 2004 Peter Drewett
Joan Kerr, 2004 Peter Drewett

Joan Kerr, 2004 Peter Drewett

Portrait, pokerwork on spotted gum

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of James Semple Kerr 2004

Joan Kirner, c. 1990 Rennie Ellis
Joan Kirner, c. 1990 Rennie Ellis
Joan Kirner, c. 1990 Rennie Ellis

Joan Kirner, c. 1990 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Dr Joan M Redshaw AM, 1982 Barbara Tribe
Dr Joan M Redshaw AM, 1982 Barbara Tribe
Dr Joan M Redshaw AM, 1982 Barbara Tribe

Dr Joan M Redshaw AM, 1982 Barbara Tribe

Portrait, terracotta

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2016

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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.