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. The year after this work, Blackman would create ‘Passage’ - now in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria. Like this work, it captures two figures melting into one. Here however, their union is not peaceful - but instead, a combustion of emotion. 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.
Charles BLACKMAN (1928 - 2018)
ink on paper
Image Size: 14 x 9 cm
Signed: initialed CB and dated 65
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:Fair: Work of art that is in tact but requires restoration, re-framing or some repair.
© Charles Blackman / Copyright Agency 2019
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