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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.

Barry Humphries

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1981

Self portrait, 2002

Barry Humphries
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Margaret Olley Art Trust 2003

Andrew Sachs (‘Manuel’)

Star signs

Magazine article by Barry York, 2018

Barry York charts the course from childhood request to autographed celebrity portrait anthology.

Dr Alfred Barry, c. 1870

Sarony & Co.
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Barry Sullivan, c. 1870

Davies & Co
Portrait, carte de visite photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2018

Don Burrows at work, 1998

Barry Walsh
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with funds donated by Patrick Corrigan 2000

Barry Gibb, 1970-1971

Rennie Ellis
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2005

The Bishop of Sydney DD (Alfred Barry), 1884

Albert Fradelle
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Ted and Gina Gregg 2012

Barry Humphries, 1958

Clifton Pugh
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of L Gordon Darling AC CMG and Marilyn Darling AC 1998
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study for "Barry Humphries in the character of Mrs Everage", 1969

John Brack
Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Timothy Fairfax AC 2012
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Barry Tuckwell, 1991

June Mendoza
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of David Tuckwell 2018

The Mask of Barry Humphries, c. 1972

William Dargie
Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Marlene McCarthy 2006
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Barry Humphries, 1962

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.

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency