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Collection highlights tour

Explore the Gallery in the company of former director, Edmund Capon, and hear him talk about his favourite works in the collection. The tour includes Australian art from colonial to present day, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art, Old Masters, Asian and contemporary art.

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Edmund Capon Welcome 0:28 view the work audio transcript
110. Agnolo Bronzino Cosimo I de' Medici in armour 3:05 view the work audio transcript
111. Canaletto The Piazza San Marco, Venice 3:05 view the work audio transcript
118. Edward John Poynter The visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon 2:36 view the work audio transcript
119. Ford Madox Brown Chaucer at the court of Edward III 2:59 view the work audio transcript
122. Edouard Detaille Vive L'Empereur 3:42 view the work audio transcript
123. Camille Pissarro Peasants' houses, Eragny 1:49 view the work audio transcript
124. Paul Cézanne Banks of the Marne 4:07 view the work audio transcript
210. Eugene von Guérard Sydney Heads 3:05 view the work audio transcript
212. Arthur Streeton Fire's on 2:22 view the work audio transcript
213. WC Piguenit The flood in the Darling 1890 3:10 view the work audio transcript
218. Rupert Bunny A summer morning 2:10 view the work audio transcript
219. E Phillips Fox The ferry 1:46 view the work audio transcript
310. Ginger Riley Munduwalawala Limmen Bight River Country 1:59 view the work audio transcript
311. Rusty Peters Waterbrain 2:31 view the work audio transcript
312. Freddie Timms Jack Yard 1:46 view the work audio transcript
314. Lin Onus Fruit bats 2:12 view the work audio transcript
410. Grace Cossington Smith The curve of the bridge 3:04 view the work
412. Brett Whiteley Woman in bath 2:29 view the work audio transcript
414. Sidney Nolan Central Australia 2:27 view the work audio transcript
415. John Olsen Five bells 2:36 view the work audio transcript
416. Fred Williams My garden 2:35 view the work audio transcript
417. Jeffrey Smart Matisse at Ashford 2:09 view the work audio transcript
Introduction the upper Asian gallery 0:55 view the work audio transcript
510. A pair of tomb guardian figures 2:13 view the work audio transcript
512. Jingdezhen ware Dish with bouquet design 3:10 view the work audio transcript
517. Nô theatre costume 1:33 view the work audio transcript
518. Kanô EINÔ Pine, bamboo and plum blossom 2:22 view the work audio transcript
519. Yoon Kwang-cho Punch'ông ware jar 2:30 view the work audio transcript
520. Amitabha Buddha 3:17 view the work audio transcript
521. Standing crowned Buddha 2:30 view the work audio transcript
610. Alberto Giacometti Woman of Venice VII 2:44 view the work audio transcript
611. Anselm Kiefer Von den Verlorenen gerührt, die der Glaube nicht trug, erwachen die Trommeln im Fluss 2:45 view the work audio transcript
612. Bill Henson Paris Opera Project 2:31 view the work audio transcript
613. Cy Twombly Three studies from the Temeraire 3:47 view the work audio transcript
615. Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Three bathers 3:03 view the work audio transcript
616. Giulio Paolini L'altra figura 1:43 view the work audio transcript
617. James Angus Bugatti Type 35 1:43 view the work audio transcript
618. Pablo Picasso Nude in a rocking chair 3:03 view the work audio transcript
Thank you for visiting 0:29 view the work audio transcript