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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.

The Hon Lionel Murphy, 1978

Judith O'Conal-Prinz
Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Lionel Murphy Foundation 2012

The Jester (Self Portrait) by Lionel Lindsay

'Comedy of Life'
Portrait story

A visual exploration of themes depicted in 'The Jester' by Lionel Lindsay.

Lionel Lindsay, 1928

C.H.
Portrait, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

The Jester (self portrait), 1923

Lionel Lindsay
Portrait, wood engraving on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Sir Richard Kingsland AO CBE DFC 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Lionel Rose, World Champion Bantam Weight Boxer before departing to the USA to defend his title, 1968 (printed 2008)

Mervyn Bishop
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

Bloodlines

Magazine article by Michelle Fracaro, 2004

Michelle Fracaro describes Lionel Lindsay's woodcut The Jester (self-portrait).

Henry Lawson, c. 1919

Lionel Lindsay
Portrait, pencil, charcoal, pen and ink on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2010

Henry Lawson, 1919

Lionel Lindsay
Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2011

Ali Cobby Eckermann and Lionel Fogarty at the Hawkesbury River, 2014

Juno Gemes
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

John Buckley Castieu, Lionel Lindsay and Norman Lindsay, c. 1897

an unknown artist
Portrait, albumen silver photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2008

The champs

Magazine article by Dr Christopher Chapman, 2008

Two lively portrait photographs reflect the agility of their subjects: world champion Australian sportsmen Lionel Rose and Anthony Mundine.

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency