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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.

Self portrait
Self portrait
Self portrait

Self portrait, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Ann Thomson
Ann Thomson
Ann Thomson

Ann Thomson, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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Dr B Marika AO, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Anne Levy
Anne Levy
Anne Levy

Anne Levy, 2011

Hugh Adamson
Portrait, synthetic polymer paint on canvas

Gift of Anne Levy AO 2014

Anne Boyd
Anne Boyd
Anne Boyd

Anne Boyd, 1977

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

Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers, 1974

Carol Jerrems
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers, 1974

Carol Jerrems
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers, 1974

Carol Jerrems
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers, 1974

Carol Jerrems
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers, 1974

Carol Jerrems
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers
Portrait of Anne Summers

Portrait of Anne Summers, 1974

Carol Jerrems
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Purchased 2012

Penelope Seidler
Penelope Seidler
Penelope Seidler

Penelope Seidler, 2019 (printed 2021)

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, pigment ink print on paper

Purchased 2021

Pat Corrigan
Pat Corrigan
Pat Corrigan

Pat Corrigan, 2007 (printed 2021)

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2021

Betty Churcher
Betty Churcher
Betty Churcher

Betty Churcher, 1994

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, ilfochrome photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2021

Susan Norrie
Susan Norrie
Susan Norrie

Susan Norrie, 1994

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, ilfochrome photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2021

Wendy Whiteley
Wendy Whiteley
Wendy Whiteley

Wendy Whiteley, 1993

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, ilfochrome photograph on paper

Gift of the artist 2021

Chandler Coventry
Chandler Coventry
Chandler Coventry

Chandler Coventry, 1999

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2021

Mary MacQueen
Mary MacQueen
Mary MacQueen

Mary MacQueen, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Helen Eager
Helen Eager
Helen Eager

Helen Eager, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Margaret Wilson
Margaret Wilson
Margaret Wilson

Margaret Wilson, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Marilyn Darling AC
Marilyn Darling AC
Marilyn Darling AC

Marilyn Darling AC, 2010

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, colour transparency on lightbox

Commissioned with funds provided by Tim Fairfax AC 2010

Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin
Mandy Martin

Mandy Martin, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Susan Norrie
Susan Norrie
Susan Norrie

Susan Norrie, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Kerry Lester
Kerry Lester
Kerry Lester

Kerry Lester, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

Ada Bird Petyarre
Ada Bird Petyarre
Ada Bird Petyarre

Ada Bird Petyarre, 1990

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C Duraflex print on paper

Gift of Leo Christie 2003. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.

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The Hon. Alex Chernov AC QC, 2019

Anne Middleton
Portrait, oil on linen

Gift of twenty members of the Victorian Bar 2020

Geoffrey Legge and Frank Watters
Geoffrey Legge and Frank Watters
Geoffrey Legge and Frank Watters

Geoffrey Legge and Frank Watters, 1999

Anne Zahalka
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2021

Lady Barkly
Lady Barkly
Lady Barkly

Lady Barkly, 1863

Batchelder & O'Neill
Portrait, albumen silver carte de visite on card

Purchased 2014

Sarah and Ann Jacob
Sarah and Ann Jacob
Sarah and Ann Jacob

Sarah and Ann Jacob, c. 1866

Townsend Duryea
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Purchased 2018

Patrick Corrigan
Patrick Corrigan
Patrick Corrigan

Patrick Corrigan, 2015

Gary Grealy
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist and Anne Grealy 2016

Reverend William Bedford junior
Reverend William Bedford junior
Reverend William Bedford junior

Reverend William Bedford junior, c. 1846

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
Portrait, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by Marilyn Darling AC 2013

Portrait of Tam Purves
Portrait of Tam Purves
Portrait of Tam Purves

Portrait of Tam Purves, 1958

John Brack
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

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Shaun Gladwell (study), 2013

Fiona Lowry
Portrait, watercolour and gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM 2014

Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the
Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the
Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the

Mr and Mrs Horace Keats in the "Christopher Brennan Cycle", 1945

Dora Toovey
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Anne and Brennan Keats 2009

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy
The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy
The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy

The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy, 2018

Deidre But-Husaim
Portrait, oil on canvas

Commissioned with funds provided by Jillian Broadbent AC and Dr Helen Nugent AO 2018

Study for The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy
Study for The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy
Study for The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy

Study for The Writer, Peter Goldsworthy, 2018

Deidre But-Husaim
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Jillian Broadbent AC and Dr Helen Nugent AO 2018

Leigh Bowery
Leigh Bowery
Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery, 1984

Robyn Beeche
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Gift of Claudia Hyles, Dr Christiane Lawin-Bruessel, Gwenda Matthews, Gael Newton, Anne O'Hehir, Susan Smith and Dominic Thomas in memory of our friend, Robyn Beeche 2016

Portrait of Harriet Swan
Portrait of Harriet Swan
Portrait of Harriet Swan

Portrait of Harriet Swan, c. 1842

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC 2013

Portrait of Julia Swan
Portrait of Julia Swan
Portrait of Julia Swan

Portrait of Julia Swan, c. 1842

an unknown artist
Portrait, watercolour on ivory

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds provided by L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC 2013

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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 past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

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