Portrait of Barbara
12 Aug 1928 - 20 Aug 2018
ink and watercolour
76.2 x 52.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, ink "Blackman". Not dated.
Gift of Patrick White 1970
Not on display
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Charles Blackman Paintings and Drawings (1969), Bonython Art Gallery [Sydney], Paddington, 08 Jun 1969–30 Jun 1969
Gifts from Patrick White (1974), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Dec 1974–22 Dec 1974
Twentieth century Australian watercolours from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Apr 1989–25 Jun 1989
CHARLES BLACKMAN - Schoolgirls and Angels:
- National Gallery of Victoria [St Kilda Road], Melbourne 18 May 1993–22 Aug 1993
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 15 Sep 1993–14 Nov 1993
- Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane 07 Dec 1993–27 Jan 1994
- Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth 16 Feb 1994–04 Apr 1994
Referenced in 5 publications
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