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An image of The nightmare (after Fuseli) by Charles Blackman

Charles Blackman

(Australia 12 Aug 1928 – )

The nightmare (after Fuseli)
Other titles:
Fuseli nightmare
Media category
Materials used
oil, synthetic polymer paint, charcoal on canvas

171.4 x 211.4 cm stretcher; 180.8 x 221.4 x 4.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, red oil "BLACKMAN". Not dated.
Purchased 1978
Accession number
© Charles Blackman. Licensed by Viscopy Ltd, Sydney
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Nadine Amadio, Charles Blackman: the lost domains, 'Nightmares', chapter 9, Sydney, 1980, 118 (colour illus.), 120, 144. plate no. 9.1, titled 'Fuseli nightmare'

Barry Pearce, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Australian Art', pg. 5-26, Sydney, 1981, 9 (illus.). 4

Felicity St John Moore, Charles Blackman: schoolgirls and angels: a retrospective exhibition of paintings and drawings by Charles Blackman, Melbourne, 1993, 117 (colour illus.).

Natalie Wilson, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Out of Melbourne: realisms and mythologies', pg. 163-164, Sydney, 2000, 184 (colour illus.), 300.

Exhibition history (2)

Three years on: acquisitions 1978-81, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Oct 1981–01 Dec 1981

CHARLES BLACKMAN - Schoolgirls and Angels: