Charles Blackman is one of the most beloved Australian artists. His works are pensive meditations on human condition couched in the visually disarming vocabulary of a dream-like state. Many of his works, especially those from the ‘Schoolgirls’ and ‘Alice’ series, have entered the Australian vernacular and are considered to be among the most iconic images of Australian art.
His works have been a subject of curated survey exhibitions and scholarly monographs, while his importance to the Australian cultural landscape has been recognised by representative holding of his works in all national and state galleries, and significant regional and tertiary collections.
‘Two Angels’ is redolent of dreamscapes from ‘Alice in Wonderland’ series. Two figures are floating in an undefined space, receiving divine inspiration from the mysterious hand, their celestial bodies tattooed with feathered and floral designs. The brevity of line and the delicacy of the sepia-toned tinting demonstrate the artist’s proficiency of the print medium.
This rare print, produced by the artist with the Crown Street Press, is a valuable addition to budding collectors and connoisseurs of Charles Blackman's works alike.
Charles BLACKMAN (1928 - 2018)
'Two Angels' 1998
etching on paper
Edition of 75
Image Size: 45 x 30 cm
Signed: signed Chas Blackman in margin AP IV/VI
Comes with Letter of Provenance
Hard ground etching printed on 100% cotton French paper 300 grams
Availability: in stock
Condition: As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
© Charles Blackman / Copyright Agency 2019
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