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Archibald Prize 1925

Entries: 74 works
Exhibition dates: 16 January to 15 February 1926
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

For the first time, the subject of the winning portrait was a foreign resident. Maurice Moscovitch – who had been painted by John Longstaff – was a Russian actor in Australia on a performance tour. Athough there was some criticism of the win in the media, the conditions of the prize state only that the artist must be resident in Australasia, and do not mention the sitter’s residence or nationality.

  • Mary Cecil Allen - Miss Alice Guest
  • Mary Cecil Allen - Mrs RD Elliott
  • H B Armstrong - AM Armstrong, Esq
  • James Muir Auld - Self-portrait
  • James Muir Auld - Jack
  • A M E Bale - W Mountier Bale, Esq
  • A M E Bale - Miss Mollie Agnew
  • Lawson Balfour - The Hon JC White, MLC
  • Lawson Balfour - HW Apperly, Esq
  • Lawson Balfour - Portrait of a lady
  • Lawson Balfour - Portrait of a lady
  • George Bell - Mrs George Bell
  • George Bell - Bernard Heinze, Esq
  • Bessie Boultbee - An artist
  • Bessie Boultbee - Miss Mabel Barling
  • James A Bowman - CJ Jeffries, Esq
  • Walter Armiger Bowring - Self-portrait
  • Walter Armiger Bowring - Mrs WA Bowring
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Portrait of a lady
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mr Dosser
  • Ernest Buckmaster - John Shirlow (etcher)
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mr Watts
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The artist's mother
  • Norman Carter - Miss Lelia Coppola, BA
  • Norman Carter - Sir William McMillan, KCMG
  • Norman Carter - Alfred O'Shea (tenor singer)
  • Norman Carter - The Hon WM Hughes, PC
  • Norman Carter - Miss Gladys Marks, BA
  • William Gilbert Collins - Miss Vesta Carah
  • Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo - Brigadier General TH Fiaschi
  • Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo - Miss Marie Bentivoglio
  • Roi de Mestre - Miss EM Dangar
  • Aileen R Dent - Albert Edward Swanson, Esq
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - A woman painter
  • Ray S Gower - Mrs GF Days
  • Ray S Gower - JJ Gower, Esq
  • John J Hennessy - Self-portrait
  • Carlyle Jackson - Portrait of a lady
  • Marion Jones - Miss G Alice Jones
  • Marion Jones - Mrs Frank Hewson
  • Marion Jones - AJ Litchfield, Esq
  • Marion Jones - Self-portrait
  • Marion Jones - Self-portrait
  • Marion Jones - Sir Keith Smith
  • A Elizabeth Kelly - Cecil F Kelly, Esq
  • A Elizabeth Kelly - Miss Roma Carey
  • George W Lambert - GJ Cohen, Esq
  • George W Lambert - AA Rankin, Esq
  • John Longstaff - Maurice Moscovitch (Winner: Archibald Prize 1925)
  • Percival James Norton - Professor Charteris LLB
  • Alfred William Pratt - Miss Eleanor Pratt
  • Trenia Smith - Evan Smith, Esq
  • Ethel Anna Stephens - Countess Montemerli
  • R A Strath - Self-portrait
  • R A Strath - SRP Stevens, Esq
  • R A Strath - Elma
  • Jo Sweatman - Mrs Carl Hampel
  • J R Thompson - Portrait
  • Lyall Trindall - Portrait of a lady
  • J S Watkins - Miss Kathleen Witham
  • J S Watkins - The Hon AC Willis, MLC
  • J S Watkins - Mrs JS Watkins
  • Charles Wheeler - Portrait
  • Ada Clara Whiting - Miss Marjorie Clarke
  • Ada Clara Whiting - Miss Rene Harcourt
  • Ada Clara Whiting - Miss Jessica Harcourt
  • Joseph Wolinski - Self-portrait
  • Joseph Wolinski - A Watson Munro, MD (a sketch)
  • Joseph Wolinski - A Watson Munro, MD.
  • Joseph Wolinski - F Antill Pockley, MD
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Mrs JR Purdy
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Brigadier General W Ramsay McNicoll
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Portrait of a lady
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Lady with amber beads