Archibald prize winner 2011 Ben Quilty with Margaret Olly, the subject of his portrait. Photo: Edwina Pickles (Australian artists)

Sydney-born BEN QUILTY won the 2011 Archibald Prize for his portrait of fellow artist Margaret Olley, the matriarch of Australian painting.

Margaret Olley in her studio in Paddington on November 17, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. Margaret Olley is one of Australia's most well known interior and still life painters. (Source: Patrick Riviere/Getty Images AsiaPac)

(FILE) Australian Artist Margaret Olley Dies At 88

Margaret Olley in her studio in Paddington on November 2005 in Sydney, Australia. Margaret Olley is one of Australia's most well known interior and still life painters.

Margaret Olley in her studio in Paddington on November 17, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. Margaret Olley is one of Australia's most well known interior and still life painters. (Source: Patrick Riviere/Getty Images AsiaPac)

(FILE) Australian Artist Margaret Olley Dies At 88

Painter Margaret Olley poses for a portrait session in her studio in Paddington on November 2005 in Sydney, Australia. Margaret Olley is one of Australia's most well known interior and still life painters.

Margaret Olley *** Birthday 24 June (1923) *** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Olley ---- (the pin via Gilly)

Great Australian artist Margaret Olley "If the house looks dirty, buy another bunch of flowers, is my advice.

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