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Winner for 1941

William Dargie
Sir James Elder, KBE

Winner: Archibald Prize 1941


Finalists for 1941

  • Normand Baker - Self Portrait
  • Caroline Barker - A. J. McGill, Esq., K.C.
  • John E Bates - Self Portrait
  • S F Bond - Self Portrait
  • Ernest Buckmaster - James Quinn
  • Maude E M Burrell - C. A. Burrell, Esq.
  • Charles Bush - Portrait (unfinished owing to mobilisation)
  • James Cant - A Soldier's Daughter
  • Jack Carington Smith - Miss Eileen Brooker
  • Jack Carington Smith - Lucien Dechaineux
  • Norman Carter - Dr Ian Clunies Ross
  • Margaret Coen - Douglas Stewart
  • Elaine Coghlan - Mrs R. Schureck
  • William Gilbert Collins - Self Portrait
  • Amalie Sara Colquhoun - Miss Jenny Gowans
  • Amalie Sara Colquhoun - Miss K. H. Pearce
  • William Dargie - Sir James Elder, KBE
  • Robert Cameron Davie - Self Portrait
  • Aileen R Dent - Dr J. M. Baldwin (Astronomer)
  • William Dobell - Squadron Leader GU 'Scotty' Allan
  • William Dobell - Portrait of a Strapper
  • William Dobell - Miss Elaine Haxton
  • Douglas Dundas - Charles Lloyd Jones, Esq.
  • Mary Edwards - Sir Thomas Buckland
  • Mary Edwards - Self Portrait
  • Elsie Elder - Norman Lindsay, Esq.
  • Cherie Elliott - Wallace Thornton
  • Cherie Elliott - Mr Hector
  • Albert Enes - Self Portrait
  • Nell Eveston - Colourful head Study
  • Nell Eveston - Dr T. A. Palmer-Benshow, M.R.C.S. (Eng.) L.R.C.P. (Lon.)
  • Naylor Gill - An English Aristocrat
  • Marjorie Glyn-Edwards - Mr Ken Jones
  • Marjorie Glyn-Edwards - Dorothy Mellor
  • Hazel Goddard - Self Portrait
  • John Barclay Godson - A. H. Yarnold, M.A.
  • John Barclay Godson - Rev. H. L. Hurst
  • John Barclay Godson - H. Woolett, Esq., J.P.
  • James William Govett - Self Portrait
  • James William Govett - Sir John Longstaff
  • Leonard James Green - Bill Harris, Australian Skier, Kosciusko
  • Leonard James Green - Miss Shirley McGregor
  • Paul Haefliger - Girl in Black
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Sonya Hanke
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Miss Sylvia Davis
  • Sylvie Wilkins Hawkins - 'Sylvia'
  • John R Heath - Self Portrait
  • Sali Herman - Mrs Edwards
  • Nora Heysen - Sir Lionel Lindsay, Kt
  • Denes Holesch - Mrs Lionel Dare
  • Nan Hortin - Portrait
  • Tom Hubble - Mrs N. Whatman
  • Mollie G Johnson - Alfred Carson, Esq., O.B.E., J.P.
  • Mollie G Johnson - Mrs B. Robertson
  • Vincent Juradowitch - Misha Burlakov [sic]
  • Herbert Kemble - Miss Louise Aitken
  • J Noel Kilgour - E. S. Rodriguez
  • J Noel Kilgour - W. J. Coogan, Esq., O.B.E.
  • J Noel Kilgour - J. and N. Kilgour
  • Nancy Kilgour - J. Noel Kilgour
  • Frederick William Leist - Mrs C. J. Wiley
  • Frederick William Leist - Surgeon Lieut. Commander Susman, R.A.N.R.
  • Frederick William Leist - Mrs Huff Johnston
  • William Francis Loonan - Self portrait
  • Lola Mason - Clive Raleigh Evatt, Esq., K.C., M.L.A.
  • Joseph Wilson Mawhinney - Self Portrait
  • Joseph Wilson Mawhinney - Sir John Butters
  • Joseph Wilson Mawhinney - Walter Mohr
  • Harry McDonald - A Man of the Western Plains
  • Violet M McInnes - Miss Sybil Craig
  • Violet M McInnes - Miss Francis de Crespigny
  • Charles Meere - Miss Doris Harrison
  • Max Meldrum - Sir David Rivett, F.R.S.
  • Max Meldrum - Professor E. W. Skeats
  • Henry W Minton - Self Portrait
  • Guy McIntyre Mitchell - Mr Johnston
  • Kay Munro - R. G. Menzies, Esq. (Former Prime Minister)
  • Arthur J Murch - Frank Lumb
  • Arthur J Murch - James Cook
  • Arthur J Murch - Mrs A. J. Murch
  • Reginal Jerrold-Nathan - David Maughan, K.C.
  • Roy Opie - Dr John Dale, O.B.E.
  • Esther Paterson - Lieut. Commander G. H. Gill, R.A.N.V.R.
  • C W Peck - Light Horse Officer
  • Clif Peir - Gordon Anderson, Esq.
  • Wilfred Peisley - Madame Le Bras
  • Russell W Phillips - Self Portrait
  • M Prowse Carey - 'J'
  • James Quinn - E. M. Pearce, Esq.
  • James Quinn - Nurse 'Billie' Mitchell
  • James Quinn - Ernest Buckmaster
  • Mollie Rohr - Portrait
  • Mollie Rohr - Diana
  • Mollie Rohr - Self Portrait
  • J H R Rousel - Miss Margaret Rousel
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Mr Bernard Cronin
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Mr Mayne Lynton
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Miss Lew Ton
  • William Rowell - Miss Thelma Champion
  • William Rowell - Col. J. H. Clarebrough
  • William Rowell - Mrs Marie Pitt
  • Naomi Sanguenetti - The Dancer
  • Roderick Shaw - Frances Shaw
  • Reginald Jack Shepherd - 'Jean'
  • Albert Victor Simmons - Lilley A. Sim, Psychic and Seeress
  • David Sing - Professor Carl Sauer
  • Joshua Smith - Sister M. Deane
  • Stephanie Taylor - Mrs J. Wanderly, B.A.
  • Stephanie Taylor - Gillespie Douglas
  • Stephanie Taylor - Dr Ruby Davy
  • Francis Roy Thompson - Boy with a Guitar
  • Wallace Thornton - Portrait
  • Wallace Thornton - Self Portrait
  • Lyall Trindall - The artist's wife
  • Hayward Veal - Roderick Quinn, Poet
  • Douglas Watson - Mrs A. T. Watson
  • Douglas Watson - A. A. Watson, Esq.
  • Douglas Watson - Self Portrait
  • Percy Watson - Self Portrait
  • Charles Wheeler - Self Portrait
  • Charles Wheeler - Professor W. J. Young
  • Eric Wilson - Miss E. Rankin
  • Eric Wilson - The Honorable James McGirr, Esq. M.L.A. ( Minister for Lands and Local Government )
  • Eric Wilson - Mr Raymond Wilson
  • Rita Wilson - Miss Ena Wood
  • Rita Wilson - Self Portrait
  • Joseph Wolinski - B. Frampton, Esq.
  • Joseph Wolinski - Jack O'Connor
  • Joseph Wolinski - Desiderius Orban
  • Joseph Wolinski - Self Portrait
  • C Dudley Wood - Self Portrait
  • C Dudley Wood - Miss E. M. Christensen, M.A.
  • Arnold Zimmerman - Self Portrait