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. This scene stars the indoor plant that will never perish. Recognisably Blackman, it is a stylish and simple still-life from inside the artist’s house. 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.
'Still Life' can be seen as a study for the more significant painting, 'Bottled and Blue Vase'.
Charles BLACKMAN (1928 - 2018)
'Still Life' 1965
ink on paper
Image Size: 9 x 14 cm
Signed: initialed CB, dated 65 and titled
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:Good: Describes the average used work of art where the image is in Fine condition. The margin may need to be framed out due to markings, corner wear, dog ear, small tears or if framed, the frame may have minor damage.
© Charles Blackman / Copyright Agency 2019
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