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Winner for 1977


Finalists for 1977

  • Emile Barolle - Gallery director, Teura Maffei
  • Edward Binder - Peter Upward and friends
  • David Campbell - Adrian Rawlins
  • Reg Campbell - R. A. Dickson Esq.
  • Judy Cassab - Paul Haefliger
  • Kevin Connor - Robert Klippel (Winner: Archibald Prize 1977)
  • Margery Dennis - Bruce Murphy, Q.C.
  • Brian Dunlop - Peter Hastie
  • Brian Dunlop - Professor Richard Spann
  • Sam Fullbrook - Frank Ciantar The Dentist
  • Edna Garran-Brown - Joanne Thew
  • Phillip George - James Dibble
  • Bernd Heinrich - Garry McDonald
  • Nigel Hewitt - GW Burns
  • Helen Hooper - Bert Deling I
  • Geoff La Gerche - Clive's opening (portrait of Clive Murray-White)
  • Garth Legge - Mrs Garth Legge
  • David Ryley Marshall - John S. Ashworth
  • John Money - Self-portrait no. 2
  • Garry Nichols - Garry McDonald
  • Alan Oldfield - James Davenport
  • Clifton Pugh - Something happened (self-portrait)
  • John Thomas Rigby - Dr John Sullivan
  • Martin Sharp - Her Majesty Edna the First
  • Eric John Smith - Self-portrait
  • Ian Smith - Ray Hughes and surround
  • Joshua Smith - Yve Close
  • Joshua Smith - Yve Close
  • Lillian Sutherland - Salvatore Zofrea
  • Noel Thurgate - Ivor
  • Noel Thurgate - Jim Paterson
  • Michael Winters - Self-portrait with the written word I
  • Ross Wolfe - Ian Hunter
  • Geoff Woodward - Don Chipp
  • Peter Zageris - Dr Jim Cairns