12 Aug 1928 - 20 Aug 2018
Suite No. 2
Suite No. 5
oil, synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
127.3 x 188.9 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed c., blue crayon "BLACKMAN". Not dated.
Purchased with funds provided by the A.H. Smith Bequest Fund 1960
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 4 exhibitions
A Group of Melbourne Painters, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Woollahra, 01 Jan 1960–31 Dec 1960
First Anniversary Show (1960), Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Woollahra, 30 Nov 1960 -
Purchases and Acquisitions for 1960, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 22 Mar 1961–23 Apr 1961
Young Australian Painters:
Referenced in 13 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 119 (colour illus.).
Bonhams Australia (Compilator), Important Australian art, 'Important Australian art: lots 1-41', pg. 6-74, Sydney, Aug 2014, 16. Related work: 'Suite of paintings VI' 1959-60 by Charles Blackman
Ray Mathew, Charles Blackman, 'Charles Blackman', pg. 1-9, Melbourne, 1965, 15, (colour illus.). colour plate no.4, titled 'Suite V'
Angus Maude (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 02 Dec 1960.
Angus Maude (Editor), The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 27 Jul 1960.
Laura Pia, Look, 'Blackman at the gallery: Are the drawings his greatest achievement?', pg. 23-27, Sydney, May 2008, 23 (colour illus.), 25.
Thomas Shapcott, The art of Charles Blackman, London, 1989, (colour illus.), 254. plate no. 81
Editor Unknown (Editor), Nation, Sydney, 17 Dec 1960.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 03 Aug 1960.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 07 Dec 1960.
Author Unknown, Young Australian Painters, Sydney, 1965, n.pag.. cat.no. 6
Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, Sydney, 27 Jul 1960.
Editor Unknown (Editor), Nation, Sydney, Aug 1960.