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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.

Mirka Mora, 1983

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, pencil on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2010
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Allan McCulloch, 1980

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, pencil on paper

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

Gordon Shepherdson, 1980

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, brush and ink on paper

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

Mick Fanning at Snapper Rocks, 2010

Andrew Maccoll
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Purchased 2011

Beach scene

Magazine article by Andrew Maccoll, 2012

Photographer Andrew Maccoll tells the story behind his portrait of dual world champion pro surfer Mick Fanning.

Eric Bana, 2006 (printed 2012)

Andrew Maccoll
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2012

Fred Williams, 1980

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, pencil and watercolour on paper

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

Senator John Button, 1987

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 1999
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Study for portrait of Senator John Button, 1992

Andrew Sibley
Portrait, pencil on paper

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

The fortepianist - portrait of Dr Geoffrey Lancaster, 2011

Jude Rae
Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Dr Andrew Lu OAM 2013
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Self Creation

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2006

Former National Portrait Gallery Director, Andrew Sayers recalls meeting iconic Australian artist Sidney Nolan.

 

Professor Penny Sackett, astronomer and physicist, 2011

Andrew Mezei
Portrait, oil on linen

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2012

Mick Molloy, 2009

Andrew Maccoll
Portrait, type C photograph on paper

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of the artist 2009

Velasquez Touch

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2004

Former NPG Director, Andrew Sayers, explores the creative collaborations between four Australian artists living in Paris during the first years of the twentieth century.

Nicholas Paspaley Jnr, 2018

Andrew Bonneau
Portrait, oil on canvas

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Commissioned with funds provided by Ross Adler AC 2018

Self portrait, 1970

Painters' paradise

Magazine article by Andrew Sayers AM, 2007

Andrew Sayers feels the warmth in the paintings Matthew Perceval made while the sun shone in southern France.

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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency