We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Stanley Ballard Jack O’Hagan

oil on board

84 x 58 cm

Image courtesy Gundagai Historical Museum

The subject of this portrait by Stanley Ballard is singer-songwriter and radio personality Jack O’Hagan (1898–1987), who is known as the composer of classic Australian songs including ‘Along the road to Gundagai’. This painting is now in the Gundagai Historical Museum.