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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.

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Inspiration + Realisation: Peter Wegner

Magazine article by Katherine Russell, 2006

Peter Wegner's approach to portraiture could be considered a visual record of the rapport, the dynamic space between artist and subject.

John Marsden, 1998 Peter Wegner
John Marsden, 1998 Peter Wegner
John Marsden, 1998 Peter Wegner

John Marsden, 1998 Peter Wegner

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Jacques Miller, 2002 Peter Wegner
Jacques Miller, 2002 Peter Wegner
Jacques Miller, 2002 Peter Wegner

Jacques Miller, 2002 Peter Wegner

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2013
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Victor Smorgon, 2000 Peter Wegner
Victor Smorgon, 2000 Peter Wegner
Victor Smorgon, 2000 Peter Wegner

Victor Smorgon, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Don Argus, 2004 Peter Wegner
Don Argus, 2004 Peter Wegner
Don Argus, 2004 Peter Wegner

Don Argus, 2004 Peter Wegner

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of BHP Billiton 2004
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner

Professor Graeme Clark (profile), 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, etching on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner
Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait of Professor Graeme Clark, 2000 Peter Wegner

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the family of Professor Graeme Clark 2001
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

Peter Sculthorpe, c. 1969 David Moore

Peter Sculthorpe A Celebration

Previous exhibition, 2009

To celebrate Peter Sculthorpe's 80th birthday, the National Portrait Gallery has created a feature exhibition of portraits and associated biographic material drawn from the National Portrait Gallery and the composer’s personal collection.

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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.