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

William Pidgeon HB Newman, Esq

oil on canvas

89 x 72 cm

Image courtesy the sitter's estate

The subject of this portrait by William Pidgeon is businessman Horace Bohmer Newman (1889-1968), who was a prominent figure in the Jewish community, holding positions on the Zionist Council of New South Wales, the Zionist Federation of Australia, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry and the New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies.