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Winner for 1969


Finalists for 1969

  • Andrea Andre - Sabine Buehler
  • Andrea Andre - Max Bruch
  • Ian Armstrong - The Most Rev Frank Woods, Archbishop of Melbourne
  • Alan Baker - Gordon Clowes, F.R.C.S., F.R.A.C.S.
  • Cameron Bannerman - Dora Toovey
  • Cameron Bannerman - Roger Allen
  • Esme Bell - The Hon Sir Leslie Herron
  • Charles Billich - Self-portrait
  • Charles Billich - Mungo McCallum
  • Shirley Bourne - Alan Martin
  • John Brack - Barry Humphries in the character of Mrs Everage
  • Charles Bush - Self-portrait at 49
  • Jo Caddy - Father Owen Farrell
  • Jo Caddy - Professor Brian Medlin
  • Donald Cameron - Jack Clarke
  • Donald Cameron - Kenneth Jack
  • Reg Campbell - John Laws
  • Jack Carington Smith - Lyndon Dadswell
  • Judy Cassab - Louis James
  • Ray Crooke - George Johnston (Winner: Archibald Prize 1969)
  • John Dowie - Bernard Hesling
  • Dudley Drew - Edric Beer
  • Douglas Dundas - Rev Canon GG O'Keefe, OBE
  • Vy Elsom - Self-portrait
  • George Finey - Franco Belgiorno-Nettis
  • Dorothy Fletcher - Sir Henry Somerset, C.B.E.
  • Sam Fullbrook - Kenneth Pirrie
  • D N Gallagher - Antoinette Prichard
  • Edna Garran-Brown - Raymond Farly Thew
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - Unk White
  • David Harrison - Dr JD Bollen
  • E A Harvey - Margaret Throsby
  • Newton Hedstrom - Marjory Penglase
  • Newton Hedstrom - Self-portrait
  • Graeme Inson - Rear-Admiral George Oldham
  • Graeme Inson - Charles Hayes
  • Jean Isherwood - E. A. Harvey
  • Gil Jamieson - George Johnson
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Miss Betty Archdale
  • Molly Johnson - Dr A Gordon Rowell
  • Robert Juniper - Rose Skinner
  • Michael Kmit - Wallace Thornton
  • Hartmut Lahm - John Cobley
  • Valerie Lazarus - Kay Rodd
  • Lynette Lee - Christopher
  • Vaike Liibus - Cyril Pearl
  • Mary Elizabeth McLeish - Kenneth Jack
  • Alan Martin - Miss Shirley Bourne
  • Anne Maughan - George Haynes
  • Jocelyn Maughan - William Northam
  • Arthur J Murch - Alexander Cann
  • Meg Padgham - Angela Saba
  • William Pidgeon - Mr R G C Parry Okeden, CMG, CBE
  • William Pidgeon - Dorothy Pidgeon
  • Clifton Pugh - John Olsen
  • David Rae - Leonie Taggart
  • David Rae - Brian Bertram
  • Roderick Shaw - Destroyed portrait of Jack Miles
  • Andrew Sibley - John Brack
  • Mag Slater - William Frater
  • Eric John Smith - Self-portrait
  • Eric John Smith - Fred Williams
  • Joshua Smith - Tom Macindoe
  • C G Taylor - Chris Woodman
  • C G Taylor - Nora Heysen
  • Michael John Taylor - Gina
  • Dora Toovey - Miss Isolde Hill
  • Dora Toovey - Senator Ken Anderson
  • Thora Ungar - Self-portrait
  • Steve Validic - Mr Alois Svihla
  • Phyllis Paulina Waterhouse - Douglas Watson