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Title

Portrait of Fred Williams

1979-1980


Artist

John Brack

Australia

1920 - 11 Feb 1999


From the Gallery Shop


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

Artist profile

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

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

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 1, Australia, 1990, 148, 151 (colour illus.). plate no. 44

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

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

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

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.