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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.

Tim Storrier, 1980s Max Dupain
Tim Storrier, 1980s Max Dupain
Tim Storrier, 1980s Max Dupain

Tim Storrier, 1980s Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova in Petrouchka, 1936-37 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hal Missingham, 1947 Max Dupain
Hal Missingham, 1947 Max Dupain
Hal Missingham, 1947 Max Dupain

Hal Missingham, 1947 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova with a rope, c. 1938 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain
Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain

Hélène Kirsova, 1938 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain
Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Max Meldrum, c. 1937 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Timothy Fairfax AC 2003

Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore
Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore
Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore

Max Dupain, Artamon, Sydney, 1979 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
The series David Moore: From Face to Face was acquired by gift of the artist and financial assistance from Timothy Fairfax AC and L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2001

Sydney Ure Smith, 1948 Max Dupain

Dupain detective

Magazine article by Johanna McMahon, 2019

Johanna McMahon revels in history and mystery in pursuit of a suite of unknown portrait subjects.

Colin Lanceley, 1980s Max Dupain
Colin Lanceley, 1980s Max Dupain
Colin Lanceley, 1980s Max Dupain

Colin Lanceley, 1980s Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Rex Dupain 2003
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Neville Amadio Max Dupain
Neville Amadio Max Dupain
Neville Amadio Max Dupain

Neville Amadio, Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Francis (Pat) Quinn, n.d. Max Dupain
Francis (Pat) Quinn, n.d. Max Dupain
Francis (Pat) Quinn, n.d. Max Dupain

Francis (Pat) Quinn, n.d. Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gordon Watson, 1964 Max Dupain
Gordon Watson, 1964 Max Dupain
Gordon Watson, 1964 Max Dupain

Gordon Watson, 1964 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Gayfield Shaw Max Dupain
Gayfield Shaw Max Dupain
Gayfield Shaw Max Dupain

Gayfield Shaw, Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain
Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain
Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain

Sir James Vernon, 1978 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Danina Anderson, daughter of Max Dupain 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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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.