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

Archibald Prize 1935

Entries: 120 works
Exhibition dates: 18 January to 31 January 1936
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

The winning work – a portrait by John Longstaff of poet AB (‘Banjo’) Patterson – had been commissioned by the Gallery trustees and, before being entered in the competition, had hung in the boardroom of the Gallery for some months.

  • Harold Abbott - Miss Susan Davies
  • James Muir Auld - Mrs Freeman
  • Tom Bell - Thomas Bell, Esq
  • Miriam Blakeney - Miss Lake
  • James A Bowman - Miss Stevenson
  • James A Bowman - The artist's mother
  • E Bryce - WF Foster, Esq MLA
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Miss AME Bale
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The late Mrs EW Lloyd
  • Ernest Buckmaster - General Sir Harry Chauvel, GCMG, KCB
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The Rev JW Grove
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Portrait of a highlander
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mrs GF Duxbury
  • Frank R Carter - Henry Corben, Esq
  • Elaine Coghlan - Portrait
  • A D Colquhoun - Gregory Gowans, Esq
  • Joseph Dainer - FC Garside, Esq
  • Joseph Dainer - WJ Mackay, Esq
  • Keith Dalgleish - ‘Van’
  • Aileen R Dent - My mother
  • Aileen R Dent - Magnus Lagerlof
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Pat
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Miss D Mulligan
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Mrs John D Maude
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - The Crown Prince of Tonga
  • Alma Figuerola - Thomas Brentnall, Esq
  • Lindsay Featherstone Fraser - Self-portrait
  • William Frater - Mrs RD Elliott
  • Ray S Gower - Self-portrait
  • Vaughan Murray Griffin - Self-portrait
  • Harley Griffiths - Portrait of a barrister
  • Harley Griffiths (junior) - Portrait of my father
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Sir John Peden
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - CJ ('Unk') White
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Miss Beatrice Tange
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Yvonne
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - AV Lucas, Esq
  • E A Harvey - Mrs Maurice Helsen
  • John J Hennessy - Miss M MacGillicuddy
  • John J Hennessy - Self-portrait
  • Edith L Holmes - WN Holmes, Esq
  • Tom Hubble - Mrs JR Patrick
  • Tom Hubble - Dr Lucy Gullett
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Mrs JB Stevenson
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Doreen and Laurence
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Andrew Reid, Esq
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - WG Layton, Esq, CBE
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Miss Heather Meynink
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Miss Judith Halse Rogers
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - AB Piddington, Esq, KC
  • Bertha Katsch - Mr Khuneff
  • Herbert Kemble - Miss Jean Mort
  • Herbert Kemble - Leon Baerghouse, Esq
  • Clement Charles Kennedy - Peter Foulkes, Esq
  • Alan W Lee - Portrait
  • John Longstaff - John Livingston, Esq
  • John Longstaff - AB (Banjo) Paterson (Winner: Archibald Prize 1935)
  • John Longstaff - The Most Rev Dr Mannix (Preliminary sketch for large portrait)
  • Herbert W McCulley - Self-portrait
  • R J McFadden - Self-portrait
  • W B McInnes - Portrait Sir A Watson MD, FRCS
  • W B McInnes - GD Coles, Esq
  • W B McInnes - Mr Alan Newton
  • L Gladstone McPherson - Mrs Oscar Binder
  • Arthur J Murch - Miss Lelia Suleau
  • Arthur J Murch - Cav A Dattilo Rubbo
  • Arthur J Murch - Miss Suzanne Crookston
  • A E Newbury - Miss Rosa McLean
  • Percival James Norton - RW Willis, Esq
  • Percival James Norton - Miss Barrett
  • Roy Opie - My mother
  • Roy Opie - My sister
  • Constance Parkin - Dr H Lawrence Stokes
  • Oswald Paul - Hon Donald Grant, MLC
  • Clif Peir - Mrs CA Peir
  • Louise M Pickering - Miss Gloria Rawlinson
  • Muriel Pornett - Between two lights
  • Muriel Pornett - Bon
  • May Prince - Miss Z Prince
  • Mollie Rohr - The judge
  • Mollie Rohr - Portrait
  • Mollie Rohr - The maid
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Madame R
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Myra Morris
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Frank Tate, Esq
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - The dreamer
  • William Rowell - Lt Col ED Paine, OBE, DSO, VD
  • William Rowell - The sculptor
  • William Rowell - Portrait of a lady
  • Vincent Sacco - Norman McLeod, Esq
  • Vincent Sacco - Norman Macleod, Esq
  • Vincent Sacco - J Carroll, Esq
  • Vincent Sacco - M Martire, Jr
  • Vincent Sacco - Mrs C Kemfy
  • Vincent Sacco - Sir Samuel Walder
  • Vincent Sacco - Signor Vittorio Re
  • Vincent Sacco - Self-portrait
  • Eric Saunders - Miss Elsa Pern
  • Eric Saunders - Mrs Pakie Macdougall
  • J T Search - Miss O Phelps
  • J T Search - Jack Freeman
  • Arnold Joseph Victor Shore - The Hon Mr Justice Evatt
  • Albert Victor Simmons - Self-portrait
  • E M Smith - Burchell Benbow, Esq
  • E M Smith - Roderic Quinn, Esq
  • Frank Smith - Miss Joan Carey
  • Joshua Smith - Mrs Louisa Smith
  • Joshua Smith - William Thompson, Jr
  • M J Scott Stevens - Self-portrait
  • Stephanie Taylor - The Hon George M Prendergast
  • Lyall Trindall - Dr Bruce White
  • Roland Wakelin - Roland Wakelin, Jr
  • Harry Wann - Miss Spicer
  • Donald Webb - Portrait
  • Charles Wheeler - George King, Esq, OBE
  • Charles Wheeler - Joseph Hocking, Esq
  • Eric Wilson - The bandmaster
  • Eric Wilson - LJ Turnbull, Esq
  • Joseph Wolinski - Self-portrait
  • Joseph Wolinski - T Stuart Gurr, Esq