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Title

Portrait of Sir John Sulman

(1931)

Artist

John Longstaff

Australia

1862 - 01 Oct 1941

  • Details

    Other Title
    Sir John Sulman
    Date
    (1931)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on canvas
    Dimensions
    104.4 x 96.5 cm
    Signature & date

    Signed u.r., oil "J Longstaff".

    Credit
    Purchased 1931
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    966
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Archibald Prize
    Winner - 1931
    Artist information
    John Longstaff

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    The architect John Sulman (1849–1934) was a trustee of the Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1899–1934 and president from 1919 until his death in 1934. His children endowed the Sir John Sulman Prize for genre (subject) painting or mural decoration, to be awarded annually by the Gallery's trustees in conjunction with the Archibald and Wynne Prizes. Sulman's architectural commissions in Australia include the Women's College, University of Sydney (1890–94) and Presbyterian churches at Woollahra, Manly and Randwick. His most important work was the Thomas Walker Convalescent Hospital at Concord.

    © Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2006

    This painting won the Archibald Prize in 1931 and was acquired by the Gallery in 1931.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 7 publications

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