National Portrait

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Paul Newton
... He won in 1996 with a portrait of announcer John Laws, and again in 2001 with a portrait of characters Roy Slaven and HG Nelson, which also won the People's Choice Award ... works in the permanent collection of the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, and is a portrait artist for Parliament House ... Other portraits by him have been Archibald Prize finalists including paintings of model Kate Fischer in 1997 model Maggie Tabberer in 1999 rugby player David Campese in 2000 (which was acquired by the ...
Scottish National Portrait Gallery - History
... of Scotland (1780), David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan, formed a collection of Scottish portraits in the late 18th century, much of which is now in the museum ... for a Scottish equivalent of the very successful National Portrait Gallery, London, established in 1856, but the government in London refused to fund the venture ... The London National Portrait Gallery was the first such separate museum in the world, however it did not move into its current purpose-built building until 1896, making the Edinburgh ...

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