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Title

The nightmare (after Fuseli)


Artist

Charles Blackman

Australia

12 Aug 1928 -


Details


Other Title

Fuseli nightmare


Date

(1977)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil, synthetic polymer paint, charcoal on canvas


Dimensions

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.


Credit

Purchased 1978


Location

Not on display


Accession number

208.1978


Artist information

Charles Blackman

Works in the collection

49


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


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.). cat.no. 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.