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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.

Jan Senbergs, 1976 Keith Looby
Jan Senbergs, 1976 Keith Looby
Jan Senbergs, 1976 Keith Looby

Jan Senbergs, 1976 Keith Looby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Padraic McGuinness 2001
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby
David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby
David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby

David Combe and the portrait, 1983 Keith Looby

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Combe 1998
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Bare Tarragh 2017 Keith Burt

Observation point

Magazine article by Keith Burt, 2020

I have always loved portraits; there is something magical about the combination of the terrain of a face, the angle of a head, and the pose of a body.

Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain
Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain
Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain

Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008) Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Sir Keith Murdoch, 1944 Danila Vassilieff
Sir Keith Murdoch, 1944 Danila Vassilieff
Sir Keith Murdoch, 1944 Danila Vassilieff

Sir Keith Murdoch, 1944 Danila Vassilieff

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Serafin Martinez and Thai Loi 2013

Keith Urban, 2007 Peter Brew-Bevan
Keith Urban, 2007 Peter Brew-Bevan
Keith Urban, 2007 Peter Brew-Bevan

Keith Urban, 2007 Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Keith Laught, 1951 Geoffrey Shedley
Keith Laught, 1951 Geoffrey Shedley
Keith Laught, 1951 Geoffrey Shedley

Keith Laught, 1951 Geoffrey Shedley

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Mary Shedley, Mrs Christine Moriarty, Mrs Josephine Lawrence and Mrs Helen Beare 2010

"Candidate for Chelsea" 9th Earl of Kintore (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1880 Sir Leslie Ward
"Candidate for Chelsea" 9th Earl of Kintore (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1880 Sir Leslie Ward
"Candidate for Chelsea" 9th Earl of Kintore (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1880 Sir Leslie Ward

"Candidate for Chelsea" 9th Earl of Kintore (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1880 Sir Leslie Ward

Portrait, chromolithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

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

The Seekers, 1993 Rennie Ellis
The Seekers, 1993 Rennie Ellis
The Seekers, 1993 Rennie Ellis

The Seekers, 1993 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

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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.