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Archibald Prize 1936

Entries: 137 works
Exhibition dates: 15 January to 15 February 1937
All entries were exhibited; no limit to number of works each artist could submit

WB McInnes won for the seventh time in 16 years. Previous winner Ernest Buckmaster entered eight portraits in the competition, the highest number of entries so far by an individual artist in one year (a record only eclipsed in 1945).

  • Harold Abbott - Miss Nancy Sinclair
  • Harold Abbott - The Hon Mr Justice Boyce
  • Harold Abbott - Mrs Frank Hosking
  • Tom Alban - Inspector Garlick
  • James Muir Auld - Self-portrait
  • James Muir Auld - FL Tregear, Esq
  • Herbert Badham - H Brayden, Esq
  • Alan Baker - Miss Halila Booth
  • Alan Baker - Self-portrait
  • Lawson Balfour - John Banks, Esq
  • Howard Barron - Self-portrait
  • Tom Bell - Self-portrait
  • E Bryce - Miss Pauline Dawson
  • E Bryce - Shirley Longley
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The painter's mother
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Frank Wittenoom, Esq
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Private W Cutten
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The Hon Sir John Kirwan
  • Ernest Buckmaster - The Hon Sir James Mitchell, KCMG
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Self-portrait
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Sir Walter James, KCMG, LLD, KC
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Miss Jessica Harcourt
  • Mary E Byrne - - Flower, Esq
  • Norman Carter - Professor Douglas Stewart
  • Norman Carter - Howard Hinton, Esq, OBE
  • Thomas Challen - Edward Best, Esq
  • Thomas Challen - Mrs GD Kelly
  • G V Cotton - Portrait
  • A R Cromer - Self-portrait
  • William Dargie - Miss Myra Morris
  • William Dargie - TA Dennett, Esq
  • William Dargie - Mrs Dolya Ribush
  • William Dargie - Self-portrait
  • Aileen R Dent - The Hon HH Olney, MLC
  • Aileen R Dent - Judge Foster
  • Aileen R Dent - Dr James Booth
  • Douglas Dundas - Self-portrait
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Patricia Minchin
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Tiana of Tamavua
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Self-portrait
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Roland Wakelin, Esq
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Monte Luke, Esq
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Mrs John Mendel
  • Vito Giuffrida - Self-portrait
  • Vito Giuffrida - The violinist
  • Vito Giuffrida - The mandolin player
  • A Govett - Mrs AG Wales
  • James William Govett - Jock Webb, Esq
  • James William Govett - Miss Peggy Morell
  • James William Govett - Miss Joan Tait
  • Gwendolyn Grant - Sir Donald Cameron, KCMG, DSO
  • Gwendolyn Grant - WB Dixon, Esq
  • Harley Griffiths (senior) - Miss Wilma Berkeley
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Sir Samuel Hordern
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Self-portrait
  • Harry Bromilow Harrison - BM Contie, MCE
  • E A Harvey - Maurice Helsen, Esq
  • E A Harvey - Alfred Hill, Esq
  • Melville R Haysom - Self-portrait
  • John J Hennessy - Self-portrait
  • Edith L Holmes - The artist's mother
  • Tom Hubble - Miss Spicer
  • Tom Hubble - Frank Dalby Davison, Esq
  • Margaret Gordon Johnson - JJ Poynton, Esq
  • Bertha Katsch - Miss Asta Katsch
  • Herbert Kemble - Gordon Costin, Esq
  • Herbert Kemble - Self-portrait
  • E Kimpton - PK Jageurs, Esq
  • Garrett Kingsley - Miss Marie-Jose
  • Joseph Henry Lawson - Miss Bertha Lawson
  • Joseph Henry Lawson - Mrs Bertha Lawson
  • Frederick William Leist - Portrait
  • Charles Salis Lloyd - Dr VH Wallace
  • Herbert W McCulley - Self-portrait
  • Alfred Ernest MacDonald - Self-portrait
  • W B McInnes - Dr Julian Smith (Winner: Archibald Prize 1936)
  • W B McInnes - Portrait
  • Charles McKervey - D Williams, Esq
  • Tempe Manning - Mrs MJ Manning
  • Tempe Manning - Mrs Tom Garrett
  • Joseph Wilson Mawhinney - Olive Baum
  • Joseph Wilson Mawhinney - PW Ritchie, Esq
  • Joseph Wilson Mawhinney - Miss Daphne Winslow
  • Max Meldrum - Portrait
  • A T Mockridge - Self-portrait
  • Eric Nilan - Self-portrait
  • Percival James Norton - Sir Harry Budge, CMG
  • Roy Opie - Miss Ola Cohn
  • Roy Opie - Ena
  • Clif Peir - Mischa Burlakov
  • Clif Peir - Miss Phyllis Wardrop
  • Rose M Phipps - Brig-Gen IG Mackay, CMG
  • Louise M Pickering - Miss Nora O'Halloran
  • Muriel Pornett - The artist's mother
  • James Quinn - Portrait of a lady
  • James Quinn - Portrait
  • James Quinn - Portrait
  • James Quinn - Portrait of a boy
  • Gwen Ramsay - Mrs GL Kenway
  • Stuart Reid - Lady Poynter
  • Mollie Rohr - Self-portrait
  • Mollie Rohr - Self-portrait
  • Mollie Rohr - Self-portrait
  • John Thomas Nightingale Rowell - Self-portrait
  • William Rowell - Lady in grey
  • William Rowell - Dr WG Price
  • William Rowell - The airman
  • Samuel Rudgley - Self-portrait
  • Eric Saunders - Coral Pern
  • Eric Saunders - La Meri
  • Eric Saunders - Captain PG Taylor
  • Katherine Sheridan - Miss Malouf
  • Phyllis Shewcroft - The artist - costume piece
  • Leonard Shillam - Portrait
  • Albert Victor Simmons - Portrait
  • Frank Smith - The artist's son
  • Joshua Smith - Julian Ashton, Esq, CBE
  • W Sprenger - Self-portrait
  • S Scott Sudlow - Self-portrait
  • Caryll Tate - Ernest Wells, Esq
  • Stephanie Taylor - Dr W Maloney
  • Stephanie Taylor - Portrait
  • R M Thompson - The Hon Sir Joynton Smith
  • Rollo Thomson - H Cook, Esq
  • Rollo Thomson - Dr WJ Penfold
  • Joan M Tillam - Holly Faran
  • Dora Toovey - Miss Ruth Pearce-Jones
  • Lyall Trindall - Mrs JC Elder MacDonald
  • Albert Tucker - Self-portrait
  • Alice Turnbull - RG McCredie, Esq
  • Alice Turnbull - The artist's sister
  • Charles Wheeler - Portrait
  • Charles Wheeler - Portrait
  • Joseph Wolinski - Edmund S Paul, Esq
  • Joseph Wolinski - Dr George Brookes
  • Joseph Wolinski - Stanley Fels, Esq
  • Joseph Wolinski - Self-portrait