Skip to content

Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

The Art Gallery of New South Wales is open. We are observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Read the latest visit information

Winner for 1954


Finalists for 1954

  • Mary Abbott - Miss Wendy Walker
  • John Allcot - Sir James Bisset CBE, RNR, RD, LLD, (Cantab)
  • S Antonini - Miss J. Green
  • Alan Baker - Self-portrait
  • Stanley Ballard - Kathlyn Moore
  • Reshid Bey - Self-portrait
  • Dorothy Bradford - Sir Richard Harris, C.M.G.
  • Mary Brady - Lady Berryman
  • Lina Bryans - Frank Stone, Esq
  • Ernest Buckmaster - Mrs. G. B. S. Falkiner
  • Charles Bush - Self-portrait
  • Reg Campbell - Self-portrait
  • Des Carew-Reid - The cutter
  • Jack Carington Smith - Professor A L McAulay
  • Jack Carington Smith - Frank D Clewlow, Esq
  • Judy Cassab - Michael Kmit
  • Judy Cassab - Mr W Fairfax
  • R Clements - Reverend L. G. Ball, M.A.
  • Ronald William Crawford - Judge Dethridge
  • William Dargie - Sir Gordon Bell, KBE
  • William Dargie - Professor Harold Dew, PRACS, FRCS (Eng)
  • Aileen R Dent - Major General A. C. Short, C.B., O.B.E.
  • Dudley Drew - Very Rev. B. A. O'Farrell, O.Carm., Ph.D., S.T.L.
  • Mary Edwell-Burke - Sir Hudson Fysh, KBE, DFC
  • John Flexmore - Mrs Sidney Smith
  • Sam Fullbrook - Don McLeod of Pilgangoora
  • John Barclay Godson - R. H. Moppett, Esq.
  • John Barclay Godson - John Dease, Esq.
  • Vaughan Murray Griffin - Dr Lionel Bull
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Alderman The Hon E C O'Dea, MLC
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Robert Johnson, VPRAS
  • Newton Hedstrom - Thomas Martin, Esq
  • Ivor Hele - Jean Hele
  • Ivor Hele - Rt Hon R G Menzies, PC, CH, QC, MP (Winner: Archibald Prize 1954)
  • Sali Herman - Bishop CV Pileher
  • Sali Herman - Mrs Maree Phillips
  • Robert Hofmann - Elizabeth Kirkhope, M.A.
  • Edith L Holmes - Noel Norman, Esq.
  • Graeme Inson - His Grace Dr. Mannix, D.D., L.LB.
  • Graeme Inson - Mrs Barbara Hore-Lacy
  • Peter James - The Hon. W. E. Dickson
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Byram Mansell FRSA
  • Garrett Kingsley - Beverley
  • Garrett Kingsley - Mr. Adolph Basser
  • Michael Kmit - Self-portrait
  • Harold Lane - Mr. G. R. Rickards
  • Harold Lane - Mrs. Hector Livingston
  • Peter Laverty - Peter Rushforth
  • David Lawrance - J. H. Reynolds, Esq., M.A.
  • Lucy Lee - S. F. Kellock, O.B.E.
  • Montague McDonald - Air Marshall Sir Richard Williams, K.B.E., C.B., D.S.O.
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Portrait
  • Charles Meere - Hartley MacAlister
  • Timothy Messack - Self-portrait
  • Kevin Meynell - Portrait
  • Max Middleton - Grevor Molyneux, Esq
  • Graham Moore - Cr RH Solly
  • Graham Moore - Wally Peeler, V.C.
  • Arthur J Murch - John Santry
  • David Nance - Reginald Hooper, F.R.C.S.
  • L Scott Pendlebury - Nigel Manning, B.Sc
  • Hazel Phillips - Roy Maling
  • William Pidgeon - J E Cassidy, QC
  • Clifton Pugh - Professor R Downing
  • Betty Quelhurst - Rev M Henderson
  • John Thomas Rigby - Self-portrait
  • J H R Rousel - Mr. Aubrey Halloran, O.B.E., B.A., L.L.B.
  • Arthur Rydge - G. K. Townshend, Esq.
  • Joshua Smith - His Honour Judge H. L. Lamond
  • Joshua Smith - Wallace C Wurth, CMG
  • C G Taylor - Self-portrait
  • Graham A Thorley - Sir John Behan, KtB, MA, BCL, LLD
  • Dora Toovey - Professor Emeritus Griffith Taylor
  • Percy I White - Rabbi Dr HM Sanger, PhD
  • Reinis Zusters - William Ferguson, Esq
  • Alda de Francesco - Self-portrait
  • Alda de Francesco - Sir Henry Manning