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Title

Portrait of Fred Williams

1979-1980


Artist

John Brack

Australia

1920 - 11 Feb 1999


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

209.1980


Artist information

John Brack

Works in the collection

36


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 17 publications

Bibliography


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, 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', Sydney, 24 Aug 1980, page unknown (illus.).

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

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

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

Judith White, art lovers: The Story of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1953-2013, 'Chapter 4: Into the Capon era 1979-1988', pp. 85-110, Sydney, 2013, 101.