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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.

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Peter Porter, 2004 Tony Clark

Portrait, synthetic polymer paint and permanent marker on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds from the Basil Bressler Bequest 2004

Peter Porter, 2009 Norman McBeath
Peter Porter, 2009 Norman McBeath
Peter Porter, 2009 Norman McBeath

Peter Porter, 2009 Norman McBeath

Portrait, bromide fibre print

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Norman McBeath 2011

Susie Porter, 2000 (printed 2001) Peter Brew-Bevan
Susie Porter, 2000 (printed 2001) Peter Brew-Bevan
Susie Porter, 2000 (printed 2001) Peter Brew-Bevan

Susie Porter, 2000 (printed 2001) Peter Brew-Bevan

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2001

Les Murray, 1995 David Naseby

Poets' Portraits

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2005

The Portrait Gallery's paintings of two poets, Les Murray and Peter Porter, demonstrate two very different artists' responses to the challenge of representing more than usually sensitive and imaginative men.

Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore
Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Hal Porter, Port Fairy, Victoria, 1969 (printed 2000) David Moore

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

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

Dorothy Porter, 2001-2002 Rick Amor
Dorothy Porter, 2001-2002 Rick Amor
Dorothy Porter, 2001-2002 Rick Amor

Dorothy Porter, 2001-2002 Rick Amor

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Andrea Goldsmith 2011
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Garth Porter, 1975 (printed 2001) Lewis Morley
Garth Porter, 1975 (printed 2001) Lewis Morley
Garth Porter, 1975 (printed 2001) Lewis Morley

Garth Porter, 1975 (printed 2001) Lewis Morley

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Dorothy Porter, 2001-2002 Rick Amor

Beautiful bones

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2011

Sarah Engledow reflects on the shared life and writing of Dorothy Porter and Andrea Goldsmith.

Sherbet, 1974 (printed 2002) Lewis Morley
Sherbet, 1974 (printed 2002) Lewis Morley
Sherbet, 1974 (printed 2002) Lewis Morley

Sherbet, 1974 (printed 2002) Lewis Morley

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sherbet, 1974 Lewis Morley
Sherbet, 1974 Lewis Morley
Sherbet, 1974 Lewis Morley

Sherbet, 1974 Lewis Morley

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

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

Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn
Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn
Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn

Bust of Peter Garrett, 1991-2016 Peter Schipperheyn

Portrait, carved marble on Travertine marble base

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 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.