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

Henry Aloysius Hanke The Hon Mr Justice LJ Herron

oil on canvas

97 x 82 cm stretcher; 117 x 101 cm framed

Image courtesy University Art Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum, The University of Sydney

This portrait by Henry Hanke of lawyer and judge Leslie James Herron (1902–1973) is now in the University Art Collection in the Chau Chak Wing Museum at The University of Sydney.

The painting is one of 66 works by Henry Hanke shown in the Archibald between 1931 and 1972. Hanke’s 1934 Archibald entry was the first self-portrait to win the prize.