Charles Blackman stands among Australia’s most beloved and collectable artists. With a career as distinct as it is diverse, he has a talent for inspiring universal empathy through his own unsparing candour. Here, Blackman captures a tender moment between lovers. Intimate, mature and underscored by his fondness for printmaking, ‘The Embrace’ epitomises the artist throughout this period. An inspired amorous gift or an ode to love in general, ‘The Embrace’ was hand printed at Paddington Print Studio in Sydney. Provenanced from the Charles Blackman Foundation, this lithograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from the Charles Blackman Foundation, so you can document your collection.
Artist: Charles BLACKMAN, (1928 - )
Title: 'The Embrace', 1969
Medium: screenprint, hand printed at Paddington Print Studio
Image Size: 42 x 52 cm (height x width)
Paper Dimensions: 56 x 76 cm (height x width)
Signed: Signed, titled, editioned and dated in margin
Certificate of Authenticity: Yes - from The Charles Blackman Foundation
Condition: Some smudges in margin.
Hand printed at Paddington Print Studio.
Illustrated in Bannon, Australian Printmaker: An Aspect of Australian Art 1968-1982, plate 38, p10.
Held in the University of SA Library collection.