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Title

Banjo Paterson


Artist

John Longstaff

Australia

1862 - 01 Oct 1941


About

Winner of the 1935 Archibald Prize and acquired by the Gallery in 1935


Details


Other Titles

A.B. (Banjo) Paterson

A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson


Date

1935


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

90.5 x 84.3 cm stretcher; 132.1 x 107.1 x 11.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated u.r. corner, brown oil "J. Longstaff/ 1935 [?]".


Credit

Gift of Mr J.H. Curle 1935


Location

Not on display


Accession number

3260


Archibald Prize

Winner - 1935


Artist information

John Longstaff

Works in the collection

22


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Famous Australian artists, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1964: Souvenir Catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Famous Australians, Adelaide, 1964. cat.no. 24

Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 219 (colour illus.).

Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 4 (colour illus.).

Prue Joske, Debonair Jack, South Yarra, 1994, 159 (illus.).

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'Chapter 2: The early decades', pg. 15-37, Sydney, 2005, 26 (colour illus.), 135 (colour illus.). titled 'A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson'

Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 28 (colour illus.), 125 (colour illus.).

Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 219 (colour illus.).