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Title

The nightmare (after Fuseli)

(1977)


Artist

Charles Blackman

Australia

12 Aug 1928 - 20 Aug 2018


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

Artist profile

Works in the collection

53


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.