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Title

Portrait of Barbara

1969


Artist

Charles Blackman

Australia

12 Aug 1928 - 20 Aug 2018


Details


Date

1969


Media category

Watercolour


Materials used

ink and watercolour


Dimensions

76.2 x 52.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed l.r. corner, ink "Blackman". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Patrick White 1970


Location

Not on display


Accession number

WA5.1970


Artist information

Charles Blackman

Artist profile

Works in the collection

53


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 91, 124.

Hendrik Kolenberg, Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Sydney, 1989. cat.no 3

Daniel Thomas AM, Gifts from Patrick White, Sydney, Dec 1974. cat.no 5

Mark Tredinnick, Look, 'Barbara Blackman's Gift', pg. 17, Melbourne, Sep 1999, 17 (colour illus.).

Author Unknown, Charles Blackman Paintings and Drawings. cat.no 48