From his ‘Golden Era’ for drawing, this work of art comes from a 1965 Rowney Sketchbook and represents a deep dive into Charles Blackman’s practice. It is populated with scenes from his life in London before returning to Australia that year. These impressions are a wink in time - moments of sadness, inspiration or everyday life. Blackman, who frequently dealt with interiors both emotionally and literally, had a knack for imbuing all his subjects with deep symbolism. Here, a day indoors takes on the feeling of being stuck in one’s mind. Direct from the Blackman Family’s private collection, this work is a rare and fascinating insight into the creative mind of one of Australia’s great artists.
In these significant works titled 'Reflections of an Interior' (1965) and 'The Dreamers Room' (1965), composition and tonal themes present in 'Interior' are developed.
Charles BLACKMAN (1928 - 2018)
ink on paper
Image Size: 9 x 14 cm
Signed: Signed 'Blackman'
Comes with Letter of Provenance
From the London Rowney sketchbook collection With Certificate of Authenticity from the artist's eldest son, Auguste Blackman
Availability: in stock
Condition:Very Good: Describes a work of art’s image As New, but may show some small signs of surrounding wear. There are no tears to paper margin or disruption to paint surface. Image is in Fine condition.
© Charles Blackman / Copyright Agency 2019
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