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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.

Self portrait, 1970

Painters' paradise

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2007

Andrew Sayers feels the warmth in the paintings Matthew Perceval made while the sun shone in southern France.

John Perceval painting 'Veronica and the Conspirators', 1967 Mark Strizic
John Perceval painting 'Veronica and the Conspirators', 1967 Mark Strizic
John Perceval painting 'Veronica and the Conspirators', 1967 Mark Strizic

John Perceval painting 'Veronica and the Conspirators', 1967 Mark Strizic

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 1999

John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Portrait, black conte on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Portrait, black conte on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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John Perceval, 1999 Thomas de Kessler

Portrait, ink, coloured pencil, gouache, crayon and fibre-tipped pen on single mount board with gold coloured ink border

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Thomas de Kessler 2001

John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2005
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

John Perceval painting, 1958 Fred Williams
John Perceval painting, 1958 Fred Williams
John Perceval painting, 1958 Fred Williams

John Perceval painting, 1958 Fred Williams

Portrait, drypoint on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of James Mollison AO 2007

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The Last of the Angry Penguins - John Perceval, 1999 Thomas de Kessler

Portrait, ink, coloured pencil, gouache, crayon and fibre-tipped pen on double layer mount board with gold coloured ink border

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Thomas de Kessler 2001

Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor
Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Sketch of Clifton Pugh painting John Perceval, 1985 Rick Amor

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2016

Bushrangers, Victoria, Australia, 1852, 1887 by William Strutt

Strutt your stuff

Magazine article by Matthew Jones, 2016

Matthew Jones on the upshot of a St Kilda Road outrage.

Kate Hattam, 1956 Clifton Pugh

Melbourne experience

Magazine article by Diana Warnes, 2007

Diana Warnes explores the lives of Hal and Katherine 'Kate' Hattam through their portraits painted by Fred Williams and Clifton Pugh.

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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.