In this work, Auguste Blackman pays respect to Australia’s Anzacs. At once sentimental and proud, the young face he draws is laden with sacrifice. In describing the impetus for his series indebted to the Anzacs, Auguste writes:
“I was deeply moved witnessing my first ANZAC Parade… The pride and hubris of our humanity is tied up in those lives laid down so long ago.”
It is only by observing the immense losses that occurred before us, that we can appreciate what we have now.
A respected Australian artist, Auguste is the progeny of revered artistic dynasty the Blackman family. Whether reflecting on the experience of growing up among artists, or demonstrating a born passion for painting, he remains a dynamic and rich voice in Australian art. For collectors of Blackman, Anzac or expressionistic art, collect this stirring work now.
Auguste BLACKMAN (1957 - )
'The Young Sergeant' 2021
Oil on canvas
Image Size: 120 x 90 cm
Dimensions: 120 x 90 cm
Signed: Signed bottom left: Auguste Blackman.
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Availability: in stock
© The Artist or Assignee
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