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, The Archibald Prize: an illustrated history 1921-1981, Sydney, 1981, 219 (colour illus.).
Susan Hunt, The Archibald Prize 1921-1993, Sydney, 1993, 4 (colour illus.).
Prue Joske, Debonair Jack, South Yarra, 1994, 159 (illus.).
Peter Ross, 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'
Peter Ross, Let's face it: the history of the Archibald Prize, 'The Early Decades', pg. 16-31, Sydney, 1999, 28 (colour illus.), 125 (colour illus.).
Anna Waldmann, Art and Australia (Vol. 20, No. 2), 'The Archibald Prize', pg. 213-236, Sydney, Summer 1982, 219 (colour illus.).