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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.

Sir Clive McPherson, early 1950s William Dargie
Sir Clive McPherson, early 1950s William Dargie
Sir Clive McPherson, early 1950s William Dargie

Sir Clive McPherson, early 1950s William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the Estate of Marion Orme Page 2016

Sir James Balderstone, 1989 William Dargie
Sir James Balderstone, 1989 William Dargie
Sir James Balderstone, 1989 William Dargie

Sir James Balderstone, 1989 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

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

Sir James McNeill, 1980 William Dargie
Sir James McNeill, 1980 William Dargie
Sir James McNeill, 1980 William Dargie

Sir James McNeill, 1980 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

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

Harold Darling, 1951 William Dargie
Harold Darling, 1951 William Dargie
Harold Darling, 1951 William Dargie

Harold Darling, 1951 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

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

Sir Norman Coles William Dargie
Sir Norman Coles William Dargie
Sir Norman Coles William Dargie

Sir Norman Coles, William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie
Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Sir Kenneth Coles, c. 1979 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie
Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie
Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie

Sir Edgar Coles, c. 1970 William Dargie

Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Coles Myer Ltd 2002
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait 39 March - May 2011

Magazine

This issue features the National Photographic Portrait Prize, Neil Murray, Lee Tulloch on Stuart Campbell, Joseph Banks, Scott Redford and more.

Lindy Lee - Birth and Death, 2006 by Robert Scott-Mitchell

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2007

Previous exhibition, 2007

Photography is the most pervasive and popular medium for portraiture and makes a natural fit with the Gallery, being a natural extension of the Gallery's longstanding commitment to photography as a contemporary portrait medium.

Zareth, 2009 by Scott Bycroft

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2010

Previous exhibition, 2010

The National Photographic Portrait Prize is an annual event intended to promote the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers.

Portrait 35 March - May 2010

Magazine

This issue features suspected poisoner and portrait artist Thomas Wainewright, Rick Amor, Chuck Close, Mick Dodson, Scott Redford, the National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition and more.

Professor Derek Denton, 2009 Janet Dawson
Professor Derek Denton, 2009 Janet Dawson
Professor Derek Denton, 2009 Janet Dawson

Professor Derek Denton, 2009 Janet Dawson

Portrait, pastel on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Professor Derek Denton AC and Dame Margaret Scott AC 2014
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Portrait of TERROIR, 2009 by Brett Boardman

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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.