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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.

Adrian Feint, 1939 Max Dupain
Adrian Feint, 1939 Max Dupain
Adrian Feint, 1939 Max Dupain

Adrian Feint, 1939 Max Dupain

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Richard King 2008
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts
James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts
James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts

James T. Donovan, 1892 Tom Roberts

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Bill Leak, 1999 Simon Obarzanek
Bill Leak, 1999 Simon Obarzanek
Bill Leak, 1999 Simon Obarzanek

Bill Leak, 1999 Simon Obarzanek

Portrait, gelatin silver photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2002

John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis
John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis
John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis

John Howard and Janette Howard, 2000 Josonia Palaitis

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by the Founding Patron, L Gordon Darling AC CMG 2000

Betty Churcher, 2008 Adam Knott
Betty Churcher, 2008 Adam Knott
Betty Churcher, 2008 Adam Knott

Betty Churcher, 2008 Adam Knott

Portrait, inkjet print on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2013

Self portrait, 1930 Margaret Preston. © Art Gallery of New South Wales, gift of the artist at the request of the Trustees 1930

The attractions of bohemia

It's Complicated

In the company of women

Betty Churcher, 2008 Adam Knott

Tribute Betty Churcher

Magazine article, 2015

Betty Churcher AO (1931–2015), gallery director, author, painter and lecturer, was educated in Brisbane before studying art in London.

Greta In Her Kitchen, 36 weeks, 2018 by Alana Holmberg

Winner announced for National Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 22 February 2019

Media

From an outstanding field of more than 3,000 entries, culminating in a shortlist of 39 exceptional finalists, the Winner and Highly Commended entries for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize have been named.

Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante
Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante
Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante

Self portrait, n.d. Ada May Plante

Portrait, pen and ink, pencil on paper laid on cardboard

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Penny Olsen, Peter Woollard and Artemis Georgiades 2015

Monochromatic Self-Portrait, 2000 by Genevieve Preston

Headspace 1

Previous exhibition, 2000

Headspace showcases portrait art produced by secondary students from Year 7 to Year 12 in Government, Catholic and Independent schools in Canberra and its surrounding regions extending to Wollongong, Deniliquin, Leeton, Crookwell, Bombala, Narooma and Albury

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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.