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

Archibald Prize 1932

Entries: 70 works
Exhibition dates: from 14 January 1933 for approximately one month
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

Ernest Buckmaster won with one of the five portraits he entered into the competition. WB McInnes, in comparison, entered seven works.

  • Christina Asquith Baker - Miss DL Brown
  • Christina Asquith Baker - Portrait
  • James Muir Auld - Self-portrait
  • James Muir Auld - Portrait
  • Kate Beard - The late Sir Charles Clubbe, KBE
  • Florence Blake - Mrs Leslie Bray
  • James A Bowman - Philip Grant, Esq
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mrs IH Moss
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Miss Roma Hug
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Miss AME Bale
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Rev FA Hagenauer, MA
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Sir William Irvine (Winner: Archibald Prize 1932)
  • Mary E Byrne - The Rt Hon Sir F Gavan Duffy, PC, KCMG, CJ
  • Norman Carter - Mrs John D Moore
  • Norman Carter - Harold D Carter, Esq
  • Elaine Coghlan - Portrait
  • Colin Colahan - Vance Palmer, Esq
  • Colin Colahan - Stanislav de Tarczynski
  • Colin Colahan - Dr John Dale, OBE
  • Aileen R Dent - Dr H Friedman
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Self-portrait
  • Albert Enes - Portrait
  • Alma Figuerola - Albert Thomson, Esq
  • Rah Fizelle - Miss Ellen Gray
  • Helena Nellie Govett - The Hon Sir Stanley Argyle, MB, BS
  • Ray S Gower - JJ Gower, Esq
  • Ray S Gower - Miss Crain
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Dr Manning Fair
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Self-portrait
  • Harry Bromilow Harrison - Miss Thelma McGreel
  • E A Harvey - Miss Margaret Coen
  • John J Hennessy - Self-portrait
  • Tom Hubble - Raymond Lindsay, Esq
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Lieut Col Eric Campbell
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - The green cloak
  • John Longstaff - Miss Valerie Purves
  • John Longstaff - Miss Janet Hitchamn
  • John Longstaff - The Hon RG Menzies, KC
  • Herbert W McCulley - Self-portrait
  • W B McInnes - The crimson coat
  • W B McInnes - Mr Cato
  • W B McInnes - Mrs Thomas
  • W B McInnes - Dr Mollison
  • W B McInnes - Mr Grey
  • W B McInnes - Miss Irving
  • W B McInnes - Major Gen Sir Nevill Smyth, VC, KCMG
  • Marian Montford - Lyndon Dadswell, Esq
  • Miriam Moxham - Harvey
  • Percival James Norton - BC Harkness, Esq, MA
  • Hilda Margaret Owen - Mrs David Cohen
  • C W Peck - Self-portrait
  • C W Peck - FJ Hillman, Esq
  • May Prince - Mrs JJ Gower
  • May Prince - Miss Z Prince
  • Suzanne Reichard - Portrait
  • Suzanne Reichard - Yolande
  • William Rowell - Miss Hermia Barton
  • William Rowell - 'Jock' Thomson, Esq
  • Treania Helen Lindsay Smith - Portrait
  • Arthur Streeton - Self-portrait
  • Quentin Sutton - Dr Charles Stanford Sutton, MB
  • Lyall Trindall - The artist's wife
  • John Vickery - Miss Leila Pirani
  • Charles Wheeler - Miss E Hendrie
  • Charles Wheeler - Mrs Beavan
  • Charles Wheeler - Miss Betty Reid
  • Joseph Wolinski - Mrs Norman Lowe
  • Joseph Wolinski - WH Whiddon, Esq
  • Joseph Wolinski - F Dalby Davison, Esq
  • Joseph Wolinski - Louis Stone