List of Archibald Prize winners

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This is a list of winners of the Archibald Prize for portraiture. As many of the paintings are copyrighted, a link to images has been listed where available.

List of winners[change | change source]

W B McInnes's Portrait of Miss Collins won the 1924 Archibald Prize
John Longstaff's Dr Alexander Leeper won the 1928 Archibald Prize
William Dargie Lt-General The Hon Edmund Herring, KBC, DSO, MC, ED won the 1945 Archibald Prize

Year – Artist – Title

  • 2013: Del Kathryn Barton - Hugo Weaving

Winners of the Packing Room Prize[change | change source]

Winners of the People's Choice Award[change | change source]

Notable finalists[change | change source]

Besides the winners, there have been many Archibald finalists of Australian celebrities, including musicians, athletes, politicians, film-makers and artists. Some selected ones: (listed ArtistSubject)

1946
  • Rolf Harris – Portrait of a School Boy (self portrait)
1979
  • Bressow, Lance – Dame Joan Sutherland
  • Palaitis, Josonia – The Honourable John Howard, M.P.
  • Pendlebury, L Scott – Anne and Drew Pendlebury (Actress and Musician respectively) ( Drew Pendlebury band member of The Sports )

1980s[change | change source]

1980
1981
1982
  • Dupain, Rex – Max's Muse (Max Dupain)
  • La Gerche, Geoff – Patrick White
  • Markstein, Ted – The Great White Hope in the Land of the Blind (Patrick White) 15' x 5' oil on canvas. Lost by the University of NSW about 11 years ago.
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989

1990s[change | change source]

1990
1991/1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999

2000s[change | change source]

2000

As well as the usual Archibald with its set criteria, there was a Sporting Archibald which had a focus on sport due to the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2009

2010s[change | change source]

2010
2011

References[change | change source]

  1. "And the winner of the Archibald Prize is ..." Sydney Morning Herald. 15 April 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2011.

Other websites[change | change source]