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An image of Portrait of Fred Williams by John Brack

John Brack

(Australia 1920 – 11 Feb 1999)

Title
Portrait of Fred Williams
Year
1979-1980
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas
Dimensions

142.0 x 163.0 cm stretcher; 155.7 x 176.6 x 5.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black oil "John Brack 1979/80".
Credit
Purchased 1980
Accession number
209.1980
Copyright
© Helen Brack
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (16)

Nancy Borlase, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'For Gymnasts, but Worth it', Sydney, 23 Aug 1980, page unknown (illus.).

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Australian 20th Century Art', pg. 71-89, Sydney, 1984, 87 (colour illus.).

Edmund Capon, Parallel visions: works from the Australian collection, 'John Brack / Jeffrey Smart', pg. 116-127, Sydney, 2002, 120 (colour illus.), 121, 124, 142, 147.

Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 48 (illus.). cat.no. 48

Juliana Engberg (Curator), The Real Thing, Australia, 1997, 84.

Kristy Grant, John Brack, 'Human nature: the art of John Brack', pg. 87-132, Melbourne, 2009, 107, 108,184 (colour illus.), 225.

Sasha Grishin AM, The art of John Brack - Volume 2, Australia, 1990, 34. cat.no. 258

Sasha Grishin AM, The art of John Brack - Volume 1, Australia, 1990, 148, 151 (colour illus.). plate no. 44

Sasha Grishin, Portraits by John Brack, 'John Brack and the celebral portrait', pg. 3-14, Parkes, 2007, 12, 61, 20, 13 (colour illus.).

Robert Lindsay, John Brack: a retrospective exhibition, 'The figure in the carpet: some literary and visual sources in the work of John Brack', pg. 11-88, Melbourne, 1987, 16, 17, 132, 133, 141. cat.no. 102

Ewen McDonald (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 81 (colour illus.).

Sandra McGrath, The Australian, 'Points, Paint and Praxiteles', Surry Hills, 24 Aug 1980, page unknown (illus.).

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Parallel Visions: a study of fellow spirits in Australian art', pg. 8-9, South Yarra, Feb 2002, 8 (colour illus.), 9.

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales Handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 33.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'The enduring image', pg. 265-266, Sydney, 2000, 270 (colour illus.), 300.

Barry Pearce, Three years on: a selection of acquisitions 1978-1981, 'Australian Art', pg. 5-26, Sydney, 1981, 6, 11 (illus.). cat.no. 7

Exhibition history (6)

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

Two centuries of Australian painting, a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 19 Apr 1986–15 Jun 1986

The Real Thing, Museum of Modern Art at Heide, Bulleen, 08 Dec 1997–22 Feb 1998

Parallel Visions: Twenty-two artists from the Australian collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Feb 2002–May 2003

John Brack portraits (2007), National Portrait Gallery [Old Parliament House], Canberra, 24 Aug 2007–18 Nov 2007

John Brack Retrospective (2009-2010):