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Media Release • 1 Oct 20

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Ponch HAWKES
No title (Two women embracing, 'Glad to be gay') (1973); (2018) {printed}
gelatin silver photograph
20.2 x 30.3 cm (image) 28.0 x 38.0 cm (sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2018
2018.1372
© Ponch Hawkes, 2018
David McDIARMID
Q (1994)
from the Rainbow aphorism series 1994
computer-generated colour laserprint
37.6 x 28.4 cm (image) 38.6 x 29.4 cm (sheet)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1994
P139.12-1994
© David McDiarmid/Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
Nan GOLDIN
Misty in Sheridan Square, NYC 1991; 2015 {printed}
cibachrome photograph
76.0 x 102.0 cm (sheet)
ed. 20/25
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2015
2015.395
© Nan Goldin, courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery
Hoda AFSHAR
Untitled #4 (2015); (2017) {printed}
from the Behold series 2015
inkjet print
95.5 x 120.0 cm (image) 127.1 x 142.8 cm (sheet)
ed. 2/5
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2018
2018.37
© 2015-2016 Hoda Afshar. All rights reserved
Albrecht DÜRER
St Sebastian at the tree (1501)
engraving
11.5 x 7.1 cm (image and plate) 11.6 x 7.2 cm (sheet)
Bartsch 55
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1956
3468-4
Agnes GOODSIR
The letter 1926
oil on canvas
81.0 x 65.3 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Bequest of the artist, 1947
1779-4
Leigh BOWERY
The Metropolitan (c. 1988)
cotton, rayon, leather, sequins, metal, paint
(a) 184.0 cm (centre back) 67.0 cm (sleeve length) (dress) (b) 125.0 cm (centre back) 77.0 cm (waist, flat) (outer petticoat) (c) 125.0 cm (centre back) 112.0 cm (waist, flat) (inner petticoat) (d) 109.0 x 8.0 cm irreg. (belt) (e) 50.0 x 8.0 cm (neck belt) (f-g) 21.0 x 12.0 cm irreg. (each) (gloves) (h) 91.0 cm (outer circumference) 19.0 cm (height) 23.5 cm (width) (helmet) (i-j) 24.0 cm (height) (each) 12.0 cm (width) (each) 26.0 cm (length) (each) (shoes)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1999
1999.180.a-j
© Courtesy of the artist's estate
MAITHIL
Shiva in the form of Ardhanarisvara (c. 1980)
watercolour, opaque watercolour and ink on paper
73.7 x 54.0 cm irreg. (image)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased NGV Foundation, 2007
2007.65
GREECE, Chalkis / ITALY
THE INSCRIPTIONS PAINTER (attributed to)
Psykter amphora (Chalkidian black-figure ware) 540 BCE
earthenware
(a-b) 60.2 x 37.1 x 34.9 cm (overall)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1956
1643.a-b-D4
Robert Fielding
In our hands 2016
inkjet print
(a-i) 90.1 x 92.3 cm irreg. (overall)
ed. 1/5
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2018
2018.32.a-i
© Robert Fielding/Licenced by Copyright Agency Ltd, Australia
Robert NANTEUIL
Sébastien BOURDON (after)
Christine, Queen of Sweden 1654
(Christine, Reine de Suede)
engraving
25.9 x 19.6 cm (image and sheet)
P&W.212.III; Dum.67
3rd state
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Everard Studley Miller Bequest, 1959
509-5
Ethel WALKER
Lilith (c. 1920s)
oil on canvas
173.5 x 107.3 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1948
1842-4
© the Artist's Estate. All Rights Reserved / Bridgeman Images