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

Archibald Prize 1933

Entries: 80 works
Exhibition dates: from 20 January 1934 for approximately one month
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

Some critics considered the field of entries to be the most mediocre since the inception of the prize.

  • Marjory G Arnold - Miss Elsa Corry
  • James Muir Auld - Mrs GG Bradley
  • James Muir Auld - DT Auld, Esq
  • Kate Beard - David Carment, Esq
  • Florence Blake - JS MacDonald, Esq
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The Hon Sir Frank Clarke
  • Mary E Byrne - Mrs Murchison
  • Edward J Carroll - Miss G Woodward
  • Norman Carter - Miss FE Campbell, BA
  • Norman Carter - Thomas H Nesbitt, Esq
  • Norman Carter - Miss Margaret Carter
  • G H Chamberlain - Portrait
  • Elaine Coghlan - Miss M Soady
  • Colin Colahan - Self-portrait
  • William Gilbert Collins - Mrs JH Collins
  • A D Colquhoun - A Colquhoun, Esq
  • A D Colquhoun - Gilbert Wallace, Esq
  • A D Colquhoun - Mrs A Colquhoun
  • Amalie Sara Colquhoun - John Davie, Esq
  • Irene E Crossing - Sir Langdon Bonython
  • Irene E Crossing - AT Traversi, Esq
  • Grace Crowley - Miss M Roberts
  • Antonio Dattilo-Rubbo - Miss Betty Morgan
  • Aileen R Dent - Dr Thomas Cherry
  • Enid T Dickson - JP Wallace, Esq
  • Enid T Dickson - MF Gentry
  • Enid T Dickson - MS Herring, Esq
  • Granville Dunstan - Brig Gen E Wisdom
  • Granville Dunstan - Mrs Norman Brookes, CBE
  • Granville Dunstan - Maj Gen TA Blamey, CB, CMG, DSO
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Portrait of the artist's mother
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Alice
  • Rah Fizelle - Miss Betty Collings
  • Ray S Gower - Mrs AG Scott Findlay
  • Ray S Gower - AG Scott Findlay, Esq
  • Gwendolyn Grant - W Bustard, Esq
  • Gwendolyn Grant - Self-portrait
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - The Hon DR Hall
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Miss Beatrice Tange
  • Harry Bromilow Harrison - Harry Davies, Esq
  • John J Hennessy - His Grace Archbishop Mannix
  • Tom Hubble - AJ Harvey, Esq
  • Rupert Hutter - Self-portrait
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs Curlewis
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Prof S Angus MA, DD, DLitt, PhD
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs Eric Campbell
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Miss Blundell
  • Frederick William Leist - Miss Sylvia Alexander
  • John Longstaff - Self-portrait
  • Herbert W McCulley - Self-portrait
  • J McFadden - Sir James Blair
  • W B McInnes - Mrs Hope Shaw
  • W B McInnes - Julian Smith, Esq
  • W B McInnes - Portrait
  • Tempe Manning - Miss Joyce Salmon
  • Tempe Manning - Miss Lillah Richardson
  • Max Meldrum - Portrait
  • Max Meldrum - Self-portrait
  • Benjamin Edward Minns - Late Professor J Le Gay Brereton
  • A T Mockridge - Miss Nance Osborne
  • Miriam Moxham - Self-portrait
  • Percival James Norton - Lieut Col MF Bruxner, DSO, MLA
  • Oswald Paul - Miss Gwen Hughes
  • Clif Peir - JH Laws, Esq
  • May Prince - Miss Cutliffe
  • May Prince - Miss Butler
  • Mollie Rohr - Portrait
  • William Rowell - The Rt Hon JG Latham, PC
  • William Rowell - Miss Whitehead
  • William Rowell - Louis McCubbin, Esq
  • Phyllis Shillito - Portrait
  • Delphine Stephens - The adolescent
  • Lyall Trindall - Self-portrait
  • John Vickery - Self-portrait
  • John Vickery - Miss Joan Burbury
  • Charles Wheeler - Miss Edna Hendrie
  • Charles Wheeler - Ambrose Pratt
  • Joseph Wolinski - Steele Rudd
  • Joseph Wolinski - Miss Sheila Lowe
  • Joseph Wolinski - Alfred Coffey, Esq