SMH: The missing 1964 Archibald portrait that should have won the prize

SMH: The missing 1964 Archibald portrait that should have won the prize

Article by Helen Pitt

In 1964 when young radical the Reverend Ted Noffs opened the Wayside Chapel, an artist who worked with him at Kings Cross, Tiiu Reissar, painted his portrait for the annual Archibald Prize. Reissar was a lecturer at the National Art School in 1967.

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Artist Tiiu Reissar meets Wesley Noffs again, 50 years since she was his art teacher, and 57 years since she painted this portrait of his father Ted Noffs for the 1964 Archibald Prize. CREDIT:JANIE BARRETT
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