By Ben Quilty, "Margaret Olley" 2011 Archibald Prize Finalist.

Margaret Olley by Ben Quilty 2011 Archibald prize winner. In his usual stucco style, what you see is white is actually the naked canvas.

Archibald Prize Winner Evert Ploeg painted this portrait of Deborah Mailman. It captures her beautifully

Evert Ploeg, Australia, Deborah Mailman Oil on canvas. Another work that is impossible to appreciate as in real life. The smooth buildup of skin texture and colour contrasting with the rough burlap background is strikingly rendered

Del Kathryn Barton, Archibald Prize Winner 2013 | Featured on sharedesign.com.

Archibald Wynne and Sulman Prize 2013 Awards at Art Gallery New South Wales. Del Kathryn Barton wins the 2013 Archibald Prize 2013 for the portrait of Hugo. There are 39 finalists out of 800 entries for the Archibald Prize this year.

Ben Quilty: Beryl :: Archibald Prize 2005 :: :: Art Gallery NSW

The subject of Ben Quilty’s portrait is Beryl Whiteley, mother of acclaimed Australian artist the late Brett Whiteley, and the founder and patron of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship. Quilty first met her when he was awarded the Scholarship in

Del Kathryn Barton: You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella :: Archibald Prize 2008 :: Art Gallery NSW

Winner: Archibald Prize 2008 Del Kathryn Barton Title You are what is most beautiful about me, a self portrait with Kell and Arella Medium synthetic polymer paint, watercolour, gouache and pen on polyester canvas

Tim Storrier 2012 Archibald Prize for the best portrait, "The histrionic wayfarer (after Bosch)."

Tim Storrier: The histrionic wayfarer (after Bosch) Winner Archibald Prize 2012 :: :: Art Gallery NSW

1924: Another W B McInnes painting took out the Archibald Prize – 'Portrait of Miss Collins'. Miss Gladys Neville Collins was a modern Melbourne woman of fashion, style and elegance. She was the daughter of J.T. Collins, lawyer, Victorian State Parliamentary draughtsman, and trustee of the Public Library, Museums and National Gallery of Victoria.

Miss Collins, 1924 - William Beckwith McInnes (Australian, Art Gallery of New South Wales

Adam Cullen, with his Archibald winning portrait of David Wenham

TRIBUTES have begun to flow in for former Archibald winning artist Adam Cullen, who has died at his home in NSW.

Winner: Archibald Prize 1998 Lewis Miller Title Portrait of Allan Mitelman no 3 Medium oil and charcoal on canvas

Lewis Miller: Portrait of Allan Mitelman no 3 :: Archibald Prize 1998 :: Art Gallery NSW

Archibald Prize winner 1967: Margo Lewers by Judy Cassab.

Winner: Archibald Prize 1967 Judy Cassab Title Margo Lewers Medium oil on canvas

Winner: Archibald Prize 1968 William Pidgeon Title Lloyd Rees Medium oil on canvas

Winner: Archibald Prize 1968 William Pidgeon Title Lloyd Rees Medium oil on canvas

Winner: Archibald Prize 1948 William Dobell Title Margaret Olley Medium oil on board

William Dobell was an extraordinary portrait painter, who adapted his style to match the personality of his subject. This small collection of his works highlights his diversity.

Judy Cassab's 1960 Archibald Prize-winning portrait of Stan Rapotec.

Winner: Archibald Prize 1960 Judy Cassab Title Stanislaus Rapotec Medium oil on canvas

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