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Winner for 1972


Finalists for 1972

  • Brian Agnew - Self-portrait
  • Ian Armstrong - William Frater
  • William Aylward - Graham Osborn
  • Alan Baker - John L Sever
  • Shirley Bourne - Professor Geoffrey Blainey
  • Lance Bressow - Mr Don Burrows, MBE
  • Charles Bush - EA Douglas Watson
  • Charles Bush - R Seddon
  • Donald Cameron - John Rowell
  • Peter James Campbell - Terry Whelan: Olsonian Pots
  • Reg Campbell - Sir Garfield Barwick, KCMG
  • Judy Cassab - Portrait of Professor Bruce Williams
  • Kevin Connor - Portrait of Ray Crooke I
  • Kevin Connor - Portrait of Ray Crooke II
  • Joan Dent - Jan Gold
  • Ruth Faerber - Sir Bernard Heinze
  • Maximilian Feuerring - Self-portrait
  • Paul Fitzgerald - Sir Henry Bolte, KCMG
  • Edna Garran-Brown - Raymond Farly Thew
  • Noni Guthrie - Rosemary Wasser
  • Henry Aloysius Hanke - His Honour Judge A. T. Conybeare, Q.C.
  • Newton Hedstrom - Marjory Penglase
  • Newton Hedstrom - John Eldershaw, Esq
  • Sali Herman - John Venour Dulhunty
  • Irene Gladys Hill - Mr. Gordon McInnes
  • Frank Hinder - Margel Hinder
  • John Howley - Portrait of Georges Mora
  • Graeme Inson - Tony Morphett
  • Graeme Inson - Guthrie Wilson, M.C.
  • Reginald Jerrold-Nathan - Self-portrait
  • Michael Kmit - Michael Bartley
  • Vaike Liibus - The Hon EA Willis, MLA
  • Herbert McClintock - Max Ebert
  • Jocelyn Maughan - Portrait of Professor E. G. Waterhouse
  • Betty C Morgan - Robert M. de Lany
  • Valda Morris - Self-portrait
  • Marjory Penglase - Jeffrey Hedstrom
  • W H Peperkamp - Portrait of RJW Selleck
  • William Pidgeon - Venita
  • Lesley Pockley - The Honourable Sir Percy Spender
  • John Proudfoot - Dr CD Throsby
  • Clifton Pugh - The Hon EG Whitlam (Winner: Archibald Prize 1972)
  • David Rae - Sue Walston
  • David Rae - DC Green
  • Aileen Rogers - Portrait of GM
  • Eric John Smith - Studio self-portrait
  • Eric John Smith - Frank Watters
  • Joshua Smith - Brigadier R. Q. Macarthur-Stanham of Camden Park, Menangle
  • Gunther Stopa - Sir Mark Oliphant
  • C G Taylor - Greg Hyde
  • Phyllis Paulina Waterhouse - Charles Bush and Douglas Watson
  • Guido Zuliani - Portrait of Mr. J. T. Lang
  • Reinis Zusters - Portrait of Bill Pidgeon