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Winner for 1931


Finalists for 1931

  • James Muir Auld - Portrait
  • James Muir Auld - Portrait
  • Lawson Balfour - Mrs Banks
  • Lawson Balfour - Miss P Frost
  • Mabel Barling - Portrait
  • Dorrit Black - Portrait
  • Dorrit Black - Portrait
  • Miriam Blakeney - Miss A. R. Lake
  • Bessie Boultbee - Mrs P Garling
  • James A Bowman - Col. A. J. Bennett, C.M.G., D.S.O.
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mrs Harry Emmerton
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Miss Dorothy Cook
  • Ernest Buckmaster - A. S. McMichael, Esq.
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Rev Canon E S Hughes
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mrs E Buckmaster
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Lieut. Col. F. H. Wright, V. D.
  • Mary E Byrne - Alderman David Hunter
  • Norman Carter - John D Moore, Esq
  • Myra Cocks - Portrait
  • Colin Colahan - Self-portrait
  • M B Coutts - Mrs Mary Gilmore
  • M B Coutts - JGV Gould, Esq
  • Aileen R Dent - Dr Hamilton Russell
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Cecil Kirk, Esq.
  • William Frater - The artist's son
  • William Frater - Miss Eunice Sharland
  • Ray S Gower - Mrs J. J. Gower
  • Ray S Gower - Mrs C. C. Kent
  • Ray S Gower - A. G. Scott Findlay, Esq., B.E.
  • Vaughan Murray Griffin - Self-portrait
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Self-portrait
  • E A Harvey - AJ Murch, Esq
  • John J Hennessy - Victor Cobb, Esq.
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs Florence Taylor
  • Justus Jorgensen - Miss Sonia Skipper
  • Justus Jorgensen - Dr L. A. Jorgensen
  • Justus Jorgensen - Captain S. J. E. Jorgensen
  • Justus Jorgensen - Dr Lily Jorgensen
  • Herbert Kemble - Arthur Greenaway, Esq
  • Frederick William Leist - Dan Green, Esq.
  • Frederick William Leist - Sylvia
  • John Longstaff - Miss Aileen McInerney
  • John Longstaff - Sir John Sulman (Winner: Archibald Prize 1931)
  • John Longstaff - Sir Frederick Waley
  • Louis McCubbin - Portrait of a girl
  • Herbert W McCulley - Self-portrait
  • W B McInnes - Portrait
  • W B McInnes - Geoff
  • W B McInnes - M Napier Waller, Esq
  • W B McInnes - Dr H Talbot Hamilton
  • Tempe Manning - Self-portrait
  • John Marsh - Self-portrait
  • Marian Montford - Paul Montford, Esq
  • Arthur J Murch - E. A. Harvey, Esq.
  • A E Newbury - The Artist's Wife
  • Percival James Norton - Dr Charles Anderson, M.A.
  • Percival James Norton - E. H. Stiefvater, Esq.
  • Hilda Margaret Owen - Mr Justice Owen
  • May Prince - J. Lawson Balfour, Esq.
  • May Prince - Self-portrait
  • Alwyn Spence - Jeanne
  • Maria Teresa Vigano - Miss Hardanack
  • Maria Teresa Vigano - Dr W. Maloney, M.H.R.
  • Roland Wakelin - Judith
  • Roland Wakelin - Bethia Foott
  • Roland Wakelin - Roland
  • Mervyn Napier Waller - Portrait of Christian Waller
  • J S Watkins - AF Canaway, Esq , KC
  • Mary Will-Slade - Thomas Berber, Esq.
  • Mary Will-Slade - Dr GP Darnell-Smith
  • Joseph Wolinski - Rabbi A D Wolinski
  • Joseph Wolinski - Miss Kathleen Wishart
  • Joseph Wolinski - A. J. Vogan, Esq., F.R.G.S.
  • Joseph Wolinski - Steele Rudd, Esq