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

Archibald Prize 1927

Entries: 56 works
Prize money: £571 18s
Exhibition dates: 14 January to 25 February 1928
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

  • A M E Bale - Mr William Rowell
  • Lawson Balfour - Mr Philip H Morton
  • Minnie Bernhard Smith - Nurse SA Smith
  • Minnie Bernhard Smith - Nurse SA Smith
  • Bessie Boultbee - Portrait
  • Walter Armiger Bowring - Mr W Arundel Orchard
  • Walter Armiger Bowring - Mr CJD Goldie
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Portrait in green and gold
  • Ernest Buckmaster - My mother
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Self-portrait
  • Norman Carter - Mr MR Macrae
  • Norman Carter - Mr Henry Perdriau
  • William Gilbert Collins - The finishing touch
  • A D Colquhoun - Mr W Macmahon Ball, MA
  • Aileen R Dent - Mrs Ryland
  • Aileen R Dent - Professor HF Schraeder
  • Aileen R Dent - Mr OR Snowball, MLA
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Mrs Dorothy Murray
  • John Farmer - Mr Benno Scherek
  • Ray S Gower - Miss Scott-Findlay
  • Ray S Gower - Mr JJ Gower
  • Ray S Gower - Mrs Newman
  • David Grieve - Mr W Maloney, MP
  • John J Hennessy - Dr Augustus L Kenny
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Miss Goodlands
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs Sidney Moore
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Self-portrait
  • George W Lambert - Mrs Murdoch (Winner: Archibald Prize 1927)
  • Julia B Lynch - Sir Charles Statham
  • Julia B Lynch - Mrs EW Kane
  • W B McInnes - Miss Irene Vanbrugh
  • W B McInnes - Sentiment
  • W B McInnes - Self-portrait
  • W B McInnes - Mrs Harold Tuxton
  • W B McInnes - The days of real sport
  • Percival James Norton - Rev AH Garnsey, MA
  • Percival James Norton - Mr Sydney Long, ARE
  • William Rowell - Portrait of a lady
  • Trenia Smith - Portrait
  • Jo Sweatman - Portrait study
  • Lyall Trindall - Miss Dorothy Atkinson
  • Lyall Trindall - Miss Florence McDonald
  • Lyall Trindall - Portrait
  • J S Watkins - Mr George Collingridge
  • Charles Wheeler - Miss Marie Burke
  • Charles Wheeler - Mrs Anketell Henderson
  • Percy I White - Mr Gustave Stahel
  • Percy I White - Mr FT Hickford, MA, LLB
  • Percy I White - Sir John Monash
  • Percy I White - Rev John Danglow, MA
  • Percy I White - Sir John MacFarland
  • Joseph Wolinski - Mr Aubrey Halloran, BA, LLB
  • Joseph Wolinski - Mr E de Lough
  • Joseph Wolinski - Mr SH Smith, MA
  • Joseph Wolinski - Self-portrait
  • Joseph Wolinski - Mr Louis Stone