We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Archibald Prize 1926

Entries: 58 works
Prize money: £539 3s 9d
Exhibition dates: 15 January to 12 February 1927
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

The Gallery made its first purchase of an Archibald work directly from the exhibition, acquiring WB McInnes’s winning portrait of artist Esther Paterson.

  • J Adam - Portrait
  • J Adam - Portrait
  • A M E Bale - Philip Broinowski, Esq
  • A M E Bale - Miss A Brotherton Cherry, BA
  • Lawson Balfour - William Slade, Esq
  • George Bell - Mrs George Bell
  • Walter Armiger Bowring - Dr JRM Robertson
  • Walter Armiger Bowring - GM Merivale, Esq
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mrs Cargidy
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Self-portrait
  • Norman Carter - AJ Kilgour, Esq, MA, LLB
  • William Gilbert Collins - Mrs Dando
  • A D Colquhoun - Fritz Hart, Esq
  • Aileen R Dent - Sir George Knibbs
  • Aileen R Dent - WW Killen, Esq, MHR
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Miss May Moore
  • John Farmer - Mrs Warne
  • Albert Henry Fullwood - Robert Bonar, Esq
  • Ray S Gower - Self-portrait
  • Grace Hoy - Miss Brenda Oliver
  • Grace Hoy - Commandant Atkins
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Bob Waden, Esq
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs Gratton
  • Marion Jones - Lt Col TF Rutledge
  • John Longstaff - Lauchlan Mackinnon, Esq
  • John Longstaff - Dr WH Crago
  • John Longstaff - A Consett Stephen, Esq
  • John Longstaff - Sir John Grice
  • W B McInnes - The Hon Philip Street, Chief Justice
  • W B McInnes - Silk and lace (Miss Esther Paterson) (Winner: Archibald Prize 1926)
  • W B McInnes - Portrait
  • W B McInnes - Portrait
  • Josephine Muntz-Adams - Study of a young girl
  • Christopher Murray - Miss J Delemere
  • John Nickal - Janet
  • Percival James Norton - Mrs G Finey
  • Percival James Norton - EH Oxnard Smith, Esq
  • C W Peck - Self-portrait
  • Adelaide Perry - Mrs Baxter
  • Adelaide Perry - Monsieur Antoine Konstant
  • RW Phillips - Winifred Brindley
  • William Rowell - Miss AME Bale (artist)
  • Unknown artist - (Title unknown)
  • J S Watkins - Mrs JS Watkins
  • J S Watkins - George Finey (artist)
  • J S Watkins - Erik Langker (artist)
  • Charles Wheeler - Portrait
  • Charles Wheeler - Mrs George Benson
  • Percy I White - Lt General Sir John Monash
  • Percy I White - Miss Marie Burke
  • Joseph Wolinski - Tien Hogue (Mrs Guy Wyatt)
  • Joseph Wolinski - WA Holman, Esq, KC
  • Joseph Wolinski - TE Rofe, Esq
  • Joseph Wolinski - Rev AD Wolinski
  • Joseph Wolinski - AH Fullwood (artist)
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Portrait of a lady in red
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Portrait of a lady
  • A Marriott Woodhouse - Miss Beryl Turner