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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.

Sir Sidney Kidman, 1932 Samuel Woolf
Sir Sidney Kidman, 1932 Samuel Woolf
Sir Sidney Kidman, 1932 Samuel Woolf

Sir Sidney Kidman, 1932 Samuel Woolf

Portrait, charcoal heightened with white chalk

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Sir Sidney Kidman, 1932 Samuel Woolf

The fat of the land

Magazine article by Dr Sarah Engledow, 2009

Sir Sidney Kidman (1857-1935) is inscribed in Australian legend as the ‘Cattle King’. 

Sidney Kidman and Arthur Triggs, c. 1914 Falk Studios
Sidney Kidman and Arthur Triggs, c. 1914 Falk Studios
Sidney Kidman and Arthur Triggs, c. 1914 Falk Studios

Sidney Kidman and Arthur Triggs, c. 1914 Falk Studios

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by The Ian Potter Foundation 2007

Nicole Kidman, New York, 2003 Irving Penn
Nicole Kidman, New York, 2003 Irving Penn
Nicole Kidman, New York, 2003 Irving Penn

Nicole Kidman, New York, 2003 Irving Penn

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2009

Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt
Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt

Nicole Kidman, 2002 (printed 2004) Karin Catt

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

Nicole Kidman, c. 1980 Lewis Morley
Nicole Kidman, c. 1980 Lewis Morley
Nicole Kidman, c. 1980 Lewis Morley

Nicole Kidman, c. 1980 Lewis Morley

Portrait, type C photograph on paper

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

Nicole Kidman, New York, 2003 Irving Penn

Penn on paper

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

Michael Desmond discusses Irving Penn's photographic portrait of Nicole Kidman.

Self portrait, 1988 Sidney Nolan
Self portrait, 1988 Sidney Nolan
Self portrait, 1988 Sidney Nolan

Self portrait, 1988 Sidney Nolan

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Hon RL Hunter QC 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford
Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford
Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford

Sidney Myer, 1936 Paul Montford

Portrait, cast bronze on wooden base

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

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore
Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (printed 2000) David Moore

Sidney Nolan, Western Australia, 1962 (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

Sidney Nolan, 1964 Axel Poignant
Sidney Nolan, 1964 Axel Poignant
Sidney Nolan, 1964 Axel Poignant

Sidney Nolan, 1964 Axel Poignant

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2003

Self portrait, 1988 Sidney Nolan

Self Creation

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2006

Former National Portrait Gallery Director, Andrew Sayers recalls meeting iconic Australian artist Sidney Nolan.

 

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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.