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Winner for 1959

William Dobell
Dr Edward MacMahon

Winner: Archibald Prize 1959


Finalists for 1959

  • Brian Agnew - Self Portrait
  • Alan D Baker - Self Portrait
  • Shirley Bourne - Roland Wakelin
  • Shirley Bourne - Peter Monahan
  • Mary Brady - Mrs. Frank Brady
  • Rex Bramleigh - W. G. Cook
  • Charles William Bush - Self Portrait at 39
  • Donald Cameron - The Rev. C. Lavender
  • Donald Cameron - Dr. D. Smith
  • Reg Campbell - Brooke Moore
  • Jack Carington Smith - Sir Alexander Fitzgerald
  • Judy Cassab - Miss Elizabeth Skillen, M.B.E.
  • Noel Counihan - Sir Mark Oliphant, K.B.E., F.R.S.
  • William Dargie - Will Ashton, O.B.E., H.R.O.I.
  • William Dargie - Sir Lionel Lindsay
  • William Dobell - Dr Edward MacMahon
  • William Dobell - Sir Leon Trout
  • Dudley Drew - Sir Wilfred Kent Hughes
  • Clyve Elliott - Mrs IM Elliott
  • Thomas Gleghorn - Patrick White
  • Leonard James Green - Mrs. Redmond F. M. Green
  • Nornie Gude - Scott Pendlebury
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Allan Hansen
  • Newton Hedstrom - Mrs. W. V. Abraham
  • Sali Herman - Russell Drysdale
  • Harold Stafford Huntley - Miss Wilga Stokes
  • Graeme Inson - Ivy Shore
  • Kenneth Jack - Self Portrait
  • Louis Kahan - Professor Walter Murdoch
  • Georgina Kalmar - Professor H. Arndt
  • Garrett Kingsley - Self Portrait
  • Donald Laycock - William Dye
  • Valerie Lazarus - Mrs. Albert Oakley
  • Enid Mackellar - Robert Mackay
  • Alan Martin - John McClelland
  • Thora Medhurst - Margaret Kelly
  • Thora Medhurst - W. Ungar
  • Vladas Meskenas - Maximilian Feuerring
  • Max Middleton - Dr. P. E. Jeffer
  • Jon Molvig - Russell Cuppaidge, Esq.
  • Graham Moore - The Hon. R. J. Gray
  • Arthur J Murch - Self Portrait
  • Carlien Parker - Miss Carlie Eagan
  • Carlien Parker - Mr. Leslie Walford
  • Clif Peir - F. L. S. Bell
  • L Scott Pendlebury - Nornie Gude
  • William Pidgeon - Sir Edward Hallstrom
  • William Pidgeon - H. B. Newman, Esq.
  • Clifton Pugh - David Armstrong, B.A., B.Phil.
  • Clifton Pugh - Geoffrey Dutton, Esq.
  • John Rigby - Beryl
  • John Rigby - Jon Molvig
  • T John Santry - Mrs. Bailey
  • Colvin Smith - Self portrait
  • Joshua Smith - C. O. Healey, O.B.E., T.D., M.A.(Oxon)
  • Joshua Smith - Ralph Basden, M.E.D., B.F.C., A.S.T.C.
  • C G Taylor - Self Portrait
  • Graham A Thorley - Nevil Shute
  • Dora Toovey - Dora Toovey
  • Phyllis Paulina Waterhouse - Self Portrait
  • E A Douglas Watson - A. A. Watson
  • James Wilmot - Mrs. K. Y. Leung
  • Susan Wright - Girl With Yellow Flowers
  • Reinis Zusters - Tiger Lil (Mrs. L. Bullen)