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Winner for 1953

Ivor Hele
Sir Henry Simpson Newland, CBE, DSO, MS, FRCS

Winner: Archibald Prize 1953


Finalists for 1953

  • S Antonini - Miss M Shaw
  • Alan D Baker - Artist's Wife
  • Stanley Ballard - Portrait of His Honour Judge Moore
  • Stanley Ballard - Portrait of Donald Cameron
  • Esme Bell - Mrs. Keith McKeon
  • Reshid Bey - John Casson, Esq.
  • Mary Brady - The Hon. Mr. Justice A. M. Webb
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Lieut. Gen. Sir Horace Robertson
  • Norma Bull - Mrs. Edward Stevens
  • Charles William Bush - Allan R. Henderson
  • Donald Cameron - Portrait of the Reverend A. C. Karmouche
  • Donald Cameron - Portrait of Mr. W. C. G. Macracken
  • Reg Campbell - Albert Namatjira
  • Jack Carington Smith - Leighton Irwin, C.M.G.
  • Jack Carington Smith - John Pearce
  • Norman Carter - Lt. Col. F. L. Coldwell-Smith, M.V.O., M.C.
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Richard Trent
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of C. R. McKerihan
  • Noel Counihan - Katherine Sussanah Pritchard
  • Noel Counihan - Portrait of William E. Dolphin
  • Ronald William Crawford - Miss Olive Wren
  • George Crossley - Dr. Robert Kiel
  • William Dargie - The Hon. Sir Colin Archibald Sinclair, K.B.E.
  • Aileen R Dent - Mr. Henry Searby, M.S., F.R.C.S., F.R.A.C.S., Q.H.S.
  • William Dobell - Harry Stevenson
  • John Dowie - The Hon. Sir John Mellis Napier, K.C.M.G., Kt.St.J.
  • Dudley Drew - Mr. S. S. Anderson
  • Dudley Drew - The late King O'Malley
  • Peter Bowers Elliott - R. Windeyer, Q.C.
  • Samuel Fullbrook - Bernard Sahm
  • Owen Garde - Sir John Dwyer, Chief Justice of Western Australia
  • James William Govett - Professor Chisholm
  • Ambrose Griffin - Mrs. E. Beaurepaire
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Rufus Morris, Esq.
  • E A Harvey - Portrait of Mrs. E. A. Harvey
  • HF Weaver Hawkins - Helen Simpson
  • Ivor Hele - Sir Henry Simpson Newland, CBE, DSO, MS, FRCS
  • Ivor Hele - John Horner, Esq.
  • Robert Hofmann - Peter Leonard
  • Edith L Holmes - Barclay Erskine
  • Tom Hubble - Vol Molesworth
  • Graeme Inson - Brian Fitzpatrick, Esq.
  • Graeme Inson - The Hon. Sir Raymond Kelly
  • Vernon Jones - John Breen
  • Jack Noel Kilgour - Miss Lorraine Millard
  • Garrett Kingsley - Rear Admiral H. A. Showers, C.B.E.
  • K Klingstedt - The Hon. F. H. Hawkins, M.L.A., Minister for Lands
  • K Klingstedt - Professor Harry Messel
  • Tempe Manning - Self Portrait
  • Fred Martin - Miss Mena Abdullah
  • Max Martin - Archbishop Mannix
  • Matthew Charles Meere - Carol
  • Max Meldrum - Mrs. G. Weir
  • Timothy Messack - Self Portrait
  • Graham Moore - C. G. Crane, Esq.
  • Arthur J Murch - Douglas Stewart
  • Jerrold Nathan - Lady Hallstrom
  • L Scott Pendlebury - Miss M. Stuart
  • Judith M Perry - Portrait of Ian Cole
  • John Peterson - Self Portrait
  • William Pidgeon - Miss Dorothy Lees
  • William Pidgeon - The Late Captain W. G. Lawrence
  • John Rigby - Mr. John Molvig [sic]
  • Albert Rydge - Portrait of Clifford Grant as Giovanni
  • Jeffrey Smart - J. L. Stephen Mansfield, F.R.I.B.A.
  • C S Smith - Gwynneth Stone
  • Joshua Smith - Mr. A. D. Aboud
  • Graham A Thorley - Adrian Riordan
  • Wallace Thornton - Lyndon Dadswell
  • Dora Toovey - Miss Jacqueline Jackson
  • Clive Wilbow - Self Portrait
  • Reinis Zusters - Sir Robert Garran