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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.

Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist
Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist
Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist

Elizabeth Henrietta Fitzgerald (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist

Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith), c. 1847 an unknown artist, William Griffith
Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith), c. 1847 an unknown artist, William Griffith
Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith), c. 1847 an unknown artist, William Griffith

Elizabeth Rouse (copy of drawing by William Griffith), c. 1847 an unknown artist, William Griffith

Portrait, pencil and watercolour on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2012
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts, 1910 Tom Roberts
Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts, 1910 Tom Roberts
Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts, 1910 Tom Roberts

Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts, 1910 Tom Roberts

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased with the assistance of the Circle of Friends 2013

Portrait of Mrs Fairfax, n.d. an unknown artist
Portrait of Mrs Fairfax, n.d. an unknown artist
Portrait of Mrs Fairfax, n.d. an unknown artist

Portrait of Mrs Fairfax, n.d. an unknown artist

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of John Fairfax Holdings Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), 1943-44 Charles Wheeler

Portrait, coloured chalk on artist board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2019

The Coronation Theatre, Westminster Abbey: A Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2012 by Ralph Heimans

Glorious A Diamond Jubilee portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Previous exhibition, 2012

Glorious: A Diamond Jubilee portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is a collection-based display representing The Queen in the early and late years of her glittering sixty-year reign.

Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert
Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert
Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert

Marcie Elizabeth Wilson, 1922 George Lambert

Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Simpson family in memory of Caroline Simpson OAM 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

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Dame Elizabeth Couchman, n.d. Aileen Dent

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Susan Webster, step-granddaughter 2015

Reputedly Elizabeth Macarthur, 1785-1790 Unknown

The most material advantages

Devotion

A one-in-a-thousand woman

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist
Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist

Dowling family portrait [Selina, Jane, Leura and Elizabeth (Bessie) Dowling, c. 1862 an unknown artist

Portrait, ambrotype

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Malcolm Robertson in memory of William Thomas Robertson 2018
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Charles Court and Richard Court, 2006-07 Mary Moore
Sir Charles Court and Richard Court, 2006-07 Mary Moore
Sir Charles Court and Richard Court, 2006-07 Mary Moore

Sir Charles Court and Richard Court, 2006-07 Mary Moore

Portrait, oil on composition board

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Tim Fairfax AC 2006

Elizabeth, 2019 Anthea da Silva

Darling Portrait Prize

Current exhibition

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

Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist
Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist
Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist

Mary Hassall (née Rouse), c. 1850 an unknown artist

Portrait, hand-coloured photograph

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Pamela Glasson 2009
Collected by Leila Haigh (nee Rouse)

A Calm So Deep, 2018 by Elizabeth Looker

The National Portrait Gallery Announces Art Handlers’ Award 18 February 2019

Media

The National Portrait Gallery is excited to announce that Perth photographer Elizabeth Looker has won the Art Handlers’ Award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize.

Art Handlers' Award NPPP 2019 video: 1 minute

Art Handlers' Award 2019 James & Michelle

General content

The Art Handlers' Award for 2019 went to A Calm So Deep, 2018 by Elizabeth Looker.

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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.