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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.

Interview with Professor Frank Fenner video: 2 minutes

Professor Frank Fenner 'A White Shirt'

Portrait story

An interview with Professor Frank Fenner who describes his life and the creation of his portrait.

Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Mr Anthony Adair and Ms Karen MacLeod 2007

Bust of Frank McIlwraith, 1937 Barbara Tribe
Bust of Frank McIlwraith, 1937 Barbara Tribe
Bust of Frank McIlwraith, 1937 Barbara Tribe

Bust of Frank McIlwraith, 1937 Barbara Tribe

Portrait, cast bronze, patinated

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of the late Barbara Tribe 2009

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Mr Anthony Adair and Ms Karen MacLeod 2007

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Mr Anthony Adair and Ms Karen MacLeod 2007

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae
Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Study for portrait of Frank Fenner AC CMG MBE, 2007 Jude Rae

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Mr Anthony Adair and Ms Karen MacLeod 2007

Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton
Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton
Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton

Portrait of Frank Lowy AC, 2014 Paul Newton

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2016
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 Judy Cassab
Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 Judy Cassab
Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 Judy Cassab

Sir Frank Packer KBE, 1956 Judy Cassab

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Packer family 2006

Frank Lowy, 1998 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham
Frank Lowy, 1998 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham
Frank Lowy, 1998 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham

Frank Lowy, 1998 (printed 2011) Lorrie Graham

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2011

Frank Clune, 1952 Jacques van Meergeren
Frank Clune, 1952 Jacques van Meergeren
Frank Clune, 1952 Jacques van Meergeren

Frank Clune, 1952 Jacques van Meergeren

Portrait, pastel with gouache on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Tony Clune 1999

Sir Frank Packer Louis Kahan
Sir Frank Packer Louis Kahan
Sir Frank Packer Louis Kahan

Sir Frank Packer, Louis Kahan

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mrs Lily Kahan 2017
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Mr Keating, former Labor Minister, 1975 Frank Hinder
Mr Keating, former Labor Minister, 1975 Frank Hinder
Mr Keating, former Labor Minister, 1975 Frank Hinder

Mr Keating, former Labor Minister, 1975 Frank Hinder

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of HOTA (Home of the Arts), Gold Coast 2019 with the encouragement of Patrick Corrigan AM

Eric Douglas, c. 1929-31 Frank Hurley
Eric Douglas, c. 1929-31 Frank Hurley
Eric Douglas, c. 1929-31 Frank Hurley

Eric Douglas, c. 1929-31 Frank Hurley

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Sally Douglas 2009

Malcolm, 1976 Frank Hinder
Malcolm, 1976 Frank Hinder
Malcolm, 1976 Frank Hinder

Malcolm, 1976 Frank Hinder

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen on paper

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

Self portrait, c. 1911 Frank Hurley

Of ice and men

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2009

Frank Hurley's celebrated images document the heroism and minutiae of Australian exploration in Antarctica.

Charles Perkins, 1974 unknown artist after Frank Hinder
Charles Perkins, 1974 unknown artist after Frank Hinder
Charles Perkins, 1974 unknown artist after Frank Hinder

Charles Perkins, 1974 unknown artist after Frank Hinder

Portrait, fibre-tipped pen, watercolour on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of HOTA (Home of the Arts), Gold Coast 2019 with the encouragement of Patrick Corrigan AM

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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.