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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.

Daddy Cool, Melbourne, 1974 Rennie Ellis
Daddy Cool, Melbourne, 1974 Rennie Ellis
Daddy Cool, Melbourne, 1974 Rennie Ellis

Daddy Cool, Melbourne, 1974 Rennie Ellis

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones
Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones
Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones

Eagle Ross (Ross Wilson), 2005 Tessa Jones

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon
The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon
The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon

The Boss, Ross Wilson, 2009 Chris Budgeon

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portriat Gallery
Gift of the artist 2011

Daddy Cool, Melbourne, 1974 Rennie Ellis

Now Listen...

Magazine article by Simon Elliott, 2005

Artist Tessa Jones recalls creating her portrait of Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock singer and music producer, Ross Wilson.

Ian Roberts (after Coypel 1709), 2003 Ross Watson
Ian Roberts (after Coypel 1709), 2003 Ross Watson
Ian Roberts (after Coypel 1709), 2003 Ross Watson

Ian Roberts (after Coypel 1709), 2003 Ross Watson

Portrait, oil on composition board

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

Ross Edwards, 2013 Bridget Elliot
Ross Edwards, 2013 Bridget Elliot
Ross Edwards, 2013 Bridget Elliot

Ross Edwards, 2013 Bridget Elliot

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2013
To mark the 70th birthday of composer Ross Edwards (23 December 2013)

Joshua Ross, 2006 Sahlan Hayes
Joshua Ross, 2006 Sahlan Hayes
Joshua Ross, 2006 Sahlan Hayes

Joshua Ross, 2006 Sahlan Hayes

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on resin-coated paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2006

Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham), 2009 Ross Watson
Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham), 2009 Ross Watson
Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham), 2009 Ross Watson

Untitled #21/09 (after Ricci, 1700; featuring Matthew Mitcham), 2009 Ross Watson

Portrait, oil on board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
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.