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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.

Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown
Bryan Brown

Bryan Brown, 2008

Adam Knott
Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Reverend George Brown DD
Reverend George Brown DD
Reverend George Brown DD

Reverend George Brown DD, 1905

Crown Studios
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on studio card inside studio folder

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Nancy Joyce 2014

Robert Brown
Robert Brown
Robert Brown

Robert Brown, 1850

Thomas Herbert Maguire
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Mike Brown and Liz Land in Kitchen
Mike Brown and Liz Land in Kitchen
Mike Brown and Liz Land in Kitchen

Mike Brown and Liz Land in Kitchen, 1993

Francis Reiss
Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2004

Dr Brown and Green Old Time Waltz

Where the wild things are

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2009

Michael Desmond explores the complex portrait of Dr Bob Brown by Harold 'The Kangaroo' Thornton.

L. Gordon Darling AC CMG

L. Gordon Darling AC CMG

31 August 2015
Archived media releases 2015

The Chairman, Board, Director and all the Staff of the National Portrait Gallery mourn the loss of our Founding Patron, who died peacefully in Melbourne this morning. He was 94.

Gordon Andrews, Lovett Bay, Sydney

Gordon Andrews

In their own words
In their own words

Recorded 1974

Elizabeth

Darling Portrait Prize

Previous exhibition, 2020

The Darling Prize is a new annual prize for Australian portrait painters, painting Australian sitters. The winner receives a cash prize of $75,000.

Robert Brown
Robert Brown
Robert Brown

Robert Brown, c. 1835

Dario Castellini after Carlo Liverati
Portrait, lithograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2014

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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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