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Winner for 1939

Max Meldrum
Hon G. J. Bell, C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D., (Speaker, House of...

Winner: Archibald Prize 1939


Finalists for 1939

  • Harold Abbott - Mrs R. Abbott
  • Harold Abbott - Neil McNeill, Esq. [sic]
  • Harold Abbott - Robert Gillespie, Esq
  • Harold Abbott - Miss Margaret Murray
  • Harold Abbott - Mrs C. de Burgh
  • James Muir Auld - Self Portrait
  • Herbert Badham - Self Portrait
  • Alan Baker - Portrait of a Man
  • Reginald Thomas Bassett - Self Portrait
  • Douglas Baulch - Self Portrait
  • Daysi M Brookes - Dr E. McAustin Steel
  • Daysi M Brookes - Robert McKechnie, Esq.
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Self Portrait
  • Jack Carington Smith - Sir John Ramsay
  • Frank R Carter - Mrs Beryl James
  • Norman Carter - R. B. Kelly, Esq., D. V. Sc.
  • Norman Carter - Paymaster Lieut. Keith H. Waterhouse, R.A.N., V.R.
  • Amalie Sara Colquhoun - Ellen
  • Roy Dalgarno - Prof. J. V. Duhig, M.B., F.R.A.C.P.
  • William Dargie - The Artist's Wife
  • William Dargie - Self portrait and mask
  • Ayesha Dean - Portrait of a man
  • Aileen R Dent - C. N. McKenzie, Esq. (President Melbourne Scot)
  • E C Draper - Portrait of a Lady
  • Elsie Elder - Mr Casey, MP.
  • Nell Eveston - Gloria Favolora
  • Nell Eveston - Olive
  • Nell Eveston - Mrs Loschiavo
  • Marjorie Glyn-Edwards - Hugh Reilly, Esq.
  • John Barclay Godson - Self Portrait
  • John Barclay Godson - Johnnie
  • John Barclay Godson - Hilda
  • N Govett - Sir Harold Gengoult Smith
  • Gwendolyn Grant - John Ramsay, Esq.
  • Gwendolyn Grant - Ann
  • William Gregory Grant - Mrs Gwendolyn Grant
  • Harley Griffiths (jnr) - O. Dutton, Esq.
  • Harley Griffiths (jnr) - Portrait of a pugilist
  • AF Hancox - Self Portrait
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - The Pink Wrap
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Self Portrait
  • John R Heath - Emeritus Prof. W. Gilmour
  • Joseph Holloway - Roy Thibou, Esq.
  • Edith L Holmes - My Aunt
  • Ursula Holterhoff - Self Portrait
  • Tom Hubble - Julian
  • Evan Hughes - Bruce Salter, Esq.
  • Harold Stafford Huntley - Miss Eula Ross
  • Rupert Hutter - Self Portrait
  • Margaret Gordon Johnson - Miss Berna Begley
  • Margaret Gordon Johnson - G Pitt Morison, Esq, Curator, Perth Art Gallery
  • M G J Johnston - Lieut. Col. G. F. G. Weick
  • Eric Kaylock - Self Portrait
  • Herbert Kemble - Louise A.
  • Clement Charles Kennedy - Miss Barbara Dare
  • Clement Charles Kennedy - D.A.W. Robertson, Esq.
  • Clement Charles Kennedy - Miss Gwen Friend
  • Theo M Kielly - Self Portrait
  • J Noel Kilgour - Mrs Nancy Kilgour
  • Edwin Harold King - The Artist's Brother
  • Edwin Harold King - Portrait of a Man
  • Edwin Harold King - The Artist's Sister
  • Garrett Kingsley - John G. Lindsay, Esq
  • Garrett Kingsley - Portrait of a Lady
  • Frederick William Leist - Miss Sheila Mitchell
  • Albert Leyshon - Self Portrait
  • Tempe Manning - Father Cohen, C.A. ( Father Superio House of the Ascension, Goulburn, N.S.W.) [sic]
  • Tempe Manning - Colin E. Anderson, Esq.
  • Tempe Manning - Major C.E.T. Newman ( Indian Army)
  • Tempe Manning - Self Portrait
  • Herbert W McCulley - Self Portrait
  • R J McFadden - Self Portrait
  • R J McFadden - Portrait of a Man
  • G M McHolme - Self Portrait
  • Max Meldrum - Hon G. J. Bell, C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D., (Speaker, House of Representatives)
  • R A Morrisey - Miss Maureen Morrisey
  • Reginal Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs C. Corsellis
  • Lionel Neate - Mr W. R. Hurst, A.R.C.O.
  • Percival James Norton - Mrs G. Davis
  • Percival James Norton - P. W. Gledhill, Esq.
  • Justin O'Brien - Eric Ervin, Poet [sic]
  • Justin O'Brien - Mrs Hodson
  • Justin O'Brien - Self Portrait
  • Roy Opie - Harold Herbert, Esq.
  • T R Palmer - The Artist's Bride
  • T R Palmer - Rev. C. R. King
  • Esther Paterson - Miss Betty Patterson [sic]
  • Esther Paterson - Herman Gill, Esq.
  • Clif Peir - Miss Genevieve Madden
  • Russell W Phillips - Portrait of a Lady
  • Russell W Phillips - Self Portrait
  • Muriel Pornett - Window Light
  • Harold Septimus Power - Dr A. E. Richardson, C.M.G., M.A.D. (Oxon)
  • M Prowse Carey - Self Portrait
  • James Quinn - George Bell, artist and critic
  • James Quinn - Self portrait
  • Stuart Reid - Mrs A. Thyne Reid
  • Eileen M Robertson - Self Portrait
  • J H R Rousel - Judge Coyle
  • J H R Rousel - Geo. Gorsyth, Esq. [sic]
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Prof. A. Boyce Gibson, M.A. ( Oxon.)
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - John Bowles, Sculptor [sic]
  • William Rowell - Dr A. E. Mills
  • William Rowell - Major-Gen. Sir William Glasgow, K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D.
  • William Rowell - Jackeroo
  • William Rowell - Francis de Castella
  • Horace Rudgley - Mrs H. Rudgley
  • Samuel Rudgley - Self Portrait
  • A W Sampson - Margaret Verrell
  • Eric Saunders - Mischa Bourlakoff [sic]
  • Eric Saunders - Kylie Tennant
  • Roderick Shaw - Richard Edwards, BA
  • Reginald Jack Shepherd - Laurel
  • Joshua Smith - Sister M. Deane
  • W Sprenger - Self Portrait
  • S Scott Sudlow - Self Portrait
  • Graham A Thorley - Senator Major-Gen. C. H. Brand, C.B.C.M.G., C.V.O., D.S.O.
  • Dora Toovey - Miss Ruth Eason
  • Frederick Lyttelton Tregear - Self Portrait
  • Lyall Trindall - Mrs P. Rajola [sic]
  • Albert Tucker - Harry de Hartog
  • Roland Wakelin - Mother and Child
  • Leslie J Walker - A. C. Martin, Esq.
  • Leslie J Walker - F. Pidcock, Esq.
  • Douglas Watson - Self Portrait
  • Harold V Whitlock - Self Portrait
  • Rita Wilson - Self Portrait
  • Margery Withers - R. McCann, Esq.
  • Joseph Wolinski - H. Neville Smith, Esq.
  • Joseph Wolinski - Self Portrait
  • Joseph Wolinski - Thomas Ranken, Esq.
  • Joseph Wolinski - Ald. E. S. Marks
  • Joseph Wolinski - Desiderius Orban
  • Arnold Zimmerman - Self Portrait
  • Joseph Ben de Bolle - Major Gen. W. A. Coxen, C.B., C.M.G./D.S.O.