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An image of Banjo Paterson by John Longstaff

John Longstaff

(Australia 1862 – 01 Oct 1941)

Banjo Paterson
Other titles:
A.B. (Banjo) Paterson
A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

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 [?]".
Gift of Mr J.H. Curle 1935
Accession number
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (7)

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. 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.).

Exhibition history (2)

The Archibald Prize, 1935, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 18 Jan 1936–31 Jan 1936

Famous Australians by famous Australian artists, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 07 Mar 1964–21 Mar 1964