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Winner for 1955

Ivor Hele
Robert Campbell

Winner: Archibald Prize 1955


Finalists for 1955

  • Mary Abbott - Mrs. W. J. Bentley
  • S Antonini - Self Portrait
  • Alan D Baker - Man in the Green Hat
  • Alan D Baker - Marjorie M. Baker
  • Reshid Bey - Alan Lowe
  • Mary Brady - F. M. Osborne, Esq., M.P.
  • Charles William Bush - Self Portrait at 35
  • Donald Cameron - Lt. Gen. Smart
  • Reg Campbell - The Hon. Sir John Mellis Napier, K.C.M.G., LL.B., Kt.St.J.
  • Reg Campbell - Capt. P. G. Claridge
  • Jack Carington Smith - W. W. V. Briggs, Esq., M.B.E., M.A., Dip.Ed.
  • Jack Carington Smith - Sir Douglas Mawson
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Chips Rafferty
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Wallace Thornton
  • William Gilbert Collins - My Sister
  • Amalie Sara Colquhoun - Miss Dorothy Ross, M.Sc., B.A.
  • Archibald D Colquhoun - The Most Rev. James Duhig, D.D.., C.M.G., LL.D., Roman Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane
  • Archibald D Colquhoun - The Right Hon. Sir Owen Dixon, G.C.M.G., Q.C.
  • Aileen R Dent - Sir Frederick Hay of Alderston, Bart.
  • Aileen R Dent - The Hon. R. K. Whately, M.A., M.L.A.
  • Charles Doutney - Yvonne
  • Dudley Drew - Lt. Gen. Sir Horace Robertson, K.B.E., D.S.O.
  • Mary Edwards - Self Portrait with a Shell
  • Bruce Fletcher - Brigadier G. Langley, D.S.O., E.D., B.A.
  • Herbert Flugelman - Eric Dunbar, Esq.
  • Owen Garde - Mr. John Dunphy
  • Owen Garde - Mr. Arthur Jacoby
  • Stan Glinski - J. G. Watson, B.A., M.B., B.S., B.Ec.
  • John Barclay Godson - John Godson, Junr.
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - E. R. Knox, Esq.
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Sir Eugene Goossens
  • Ronald Hardacre - Self Portrait
  • Newton Hedstrom - John Eldershaw, Esq.
  • Ivor Hele - Senator The Hon. A. M. McMullin
  • Ivor Hele - Robert Campbell
  • Sali Herman - Old Woman
  • Robert Hofmann - Portrait of Frederick T. Macartney
  • Tom Hubble - Professor McMahon
  • Graeme Inson - Sir Richard Boyer
  • Graeme Inson - Mrs. John Bovill
  • A Jakobson - Gwenda Saunders
  • Vernon Jones - Wallace H. Smith, Esq.
  • Vincent Juradowitch - Dr. M. Elliott-Smith
  • Georgina Kalmar - Robert Boylan
  • Jack Noel Kilgour - Matron Shaw, O.B.E.
  • Garrett Kingsley - Mrs. C. T. Lorenz
  • Michael Kmit - Wallace Thornton
  • Michael Kmit - Dancer, Giovanna Andree Navarre
  • Valerie Lazarus - Matron E. M. Shaw, O.B.E.
  • Valerie Lazarus - Miss P. Mander-Jones
  • Lucy Lee - Sir Giles Chippindall, C.B.E.
  • Alex D Lewis - The Undertaker
  • Tempe Manning - Leonard Long
  • Fred Martin - Mrs. Phyllis Creevey
  • Harry McDonald - Dudley Kelly
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Mrs. L. R. Buxton
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Paul McLeish, Esq.
  • Charles Meere - Keren Longworth
  • Timothy Messack - Self Portrait
  • Max Middleton - The Rev. Dr. Alan Watson
  • Max Middleton - Dr. John Cade
  • Leonard Victor Mitchell - Self portrait
  • Jon Molvig - Paul Beadle
  • Graham Moore - Thomas Sewell
  • Graham Moore - Sister Vivian Bullwinkel, A.R.R.C., A.A.N.S.
  • Arthur J Murch - Mrs. H. Brentnall
  • Arthur J Murch - Neville Fortescue
  • Jerrold Nathan - Dr. Mervyn Archdall
  • Jerrold Nathan - Miss Grace Cardale
  • Clif Peir - Madame Gertrud Bodenwieser
  • William Pidgeon - Miss Whiteley
  • John Rigby - Portrait of a Girl
  • Barbara Robertson - Bronte
  • William Salmon - C. R. Jury
  • Joshua Smith - Adolph Basser
  • Joshua Smith - Joshua Smith
  • C G Taylor - T. J. Santry
  • Graham A Thorley - Stirling Parker, Esq.
  • Wallace Thornton - Michael Kmit
  • Dora Toovey - Lloyd Rees
  • Lyall Trindall - The Artist's Wife
  • Mary Troy - Dora McMahon, M.B., B.Sc.
  • Charles Wheeler - Edna Rasmussen
  • Clive Wilbow - Self Portrait
  • Clive Wilbow - Mrs. Iris Wilbow
  • Mavis Leslie Wilson - Sir William Angliss - At Work
  • Alice de Burgh - Mr. Thomas de Burgh, B.E., M.I.C.E., L.G.E.
  • Anthony la Spina - Alfred F. Hill, O.B.E.