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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.

Sir Keith Murdoch
Sir Keith Murdoch
Sir Keith Murdoch

Sir Keith Murdoch, 1944

Danila Vassilieff
Portrait, oil on canvas

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

Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch, 2005

Ben Baker
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch, c. 1986

Joe Greenberg
Portrait, watercolour, crayon, coloured pencil, fibre-tipped pen and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2001

Portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2002

The story behind the commissioning of the tapesty portrait of Dame Elisabeth Murdoch.

Sir Walter Murdoch
Sir Walter Murdoch
Sir Walter Murdoch

Sir Walter Murdoch, 1920s (printed later)

an unknown artist
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch

'Weaving the Dame'
Portrait story

An interview with Victorian Tapestry Workshop artists Sue Walker and Christopher Pyett.

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
Keith Miller
Keith Miller

Keith Miller, early 1950s (printed 2008)

Max Dupain OBE
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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