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Title

Head and arms (Barbara Blackman)

1954

Artist

John Brack

Australia

1920 – 11 Feb 1999

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  • Details

    Date
    1954
    Media category
    Drawing
    Materials used
    black conté on ivory wove paper
    Dimensions
    38.0 x 49.6 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed and dated l.r., black conté "John Brack 54". Dated c.r., black conté "2-8-54".

    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by the Arthur Boyd Acquisition Fund 1996
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    413.1996
    Copyright
    © Helen Brack

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    John Brack

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    Works in the collection

    37

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  • About

    John Brack is a major figurative artist of the post war period in Australia. This drawing is from the artist's early maturity, a powerful and sculptural study of the figure and one of seven drawings by Brack in the collection. The subject is Barbara Blackman, who modelled for a number of artists in Melbourne in the 1950s.

    Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 5 publications

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