Richard WOLDENDORP | Portrait

Netherlands 1927
Australia from 1951

Portrait 1960
gelatin silver photograph
50.8 (h) x 40.6 (w) cm
Purchased 2006
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
NGA 2006.917
© Richard Woldendorp

This early portrait by Richard Woldendorp is from the first exhibition of his work as an amateur before he turned professional in 1963 and came to prominence as a photojournalist. Woldendorp’s skill in lighting and composition is apparent here.

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