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Title

Girl dreaming

1953


Artist

Charles Blackman

Australia

12 Aug 1928 - 20 Aug 2018


Details


Other Title

School girl


Date

1953


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on hardboard


Dimensions

80.6 x 110.1 cm board; 96.4 x 126.0 x 3.8 cm frame :

0 - Whole, 79.2 x 109.4 cm, SIGHT DIMENSION.


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l. corner, black oil "BLACKMAN 1953".


Credit

Purchased 1978


Accession number

61.1978


Artist information

Charles Blackman

Artist profile

Works in the collection

53


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Christopher Heathcote, Encounters with Australian modern art, 'Reconstruction culture 1945-1962', pg. 9-56, South Yarra, 2008, 16, 17. General reference

Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart, Favourites: Margaret Olley and Jeffrey Smart selections, Sydney, 2002. NOTE: No catalogue numbers; Margaret Olley selection.

Laura Pia, Look, 'Blackman at the gallery: Are the drawings his greatest achievement?', pg. 23-27, Sydney, May 2008, 25, 25 (colour illus.),.