An image of Head and arms (Barbara Blackman)

John Brack

(Australia 1920 – 11 Feb 1999)

Head and arms (Barbara Blackman)

Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Year
1954
Media
Drawing
Medium
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
Accession number
413.1996
Copyright
© Helen Brack