Winner of the 1935 Archibald Prize and acquired by the Gallery in 1935
A.B. (Banjo) Paterson
A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson
oil on canvas
90.5 x 84.3 cm stretcher; 132.1 x 107.1 x 11.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated u.r. corner, brown oil "J. Longstaff/ 1935 [?]".
Gift of Mr J.H. Curle 1935
Not on display
Shown in 2 exhibitions
Referenced in 7 publications
Famous Australian artists, The Adelaide Festival of Arts 1964: Souvenir Catalogue of special exhibitions at the National Gallery of South Australia, Famous Australians, Adelaide, 1964. cat.no. 24
Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 219 (colour illus.).
Unknown, Debonair Jack, South Yarra, 1994, 159 (illus.).
Unknown, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'Chapter 2: The early decades', pg. 15-37, Sydney, 2005, 26 (colour illus.), 135 (colour illus.). titled 'A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson'
Anna Waldmann, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 219 (colour illus.).
Unknown, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 4 (colour illus.).
Unknown, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 28 (colour illus.), 125 (colour illus.).