Sotheby's Australia
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

JOHN BRACK
1920-1999

Two Running Girls 1959

Estimate $1,000,000 - $1,200,000

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© Helen Brack

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

JOHN BRACK

1920-1999
Two Running Girls 1959

oil on composition board
signed and dated 'John Brack 59' lower left
104.5 x 96.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $1,350,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,647,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Victorian Artists' Society, Melbourne
Professor Alan Edwards, Perth, acquired from the above in August 1959
Private Collection, Perth
Fine Australian Paintings, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 19 August 1991, lot 207, 'Two Girls Running', illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Antipodeans, Victorian Artists' Society Gallery, Melbourne, 4-15 August 1959, no. 26, 150 gns
John Brack, The Johnstone Gallery, Brisbane, 26 April - 13 May 1960, no. 4, 'The Running Girls'
John Brack: Inside and Outside, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 27 February - 14 June 1999, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart, 2 June - 16 July 2000, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of Western Australia, Perth, 28 July - 24 September 2000, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, 13 October - 19 November 2000, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, 25 November - 21 January 2001, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, New South Wales, 2 February - 1 April 2001, New England Regional Art Museum, New South Wales, 7 April - 20 May 2001, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 31 May - 29 July 2001, no. 14, illustrated (label verso)

Literature

Ursula Hoff, Robert Lindsay and Patrick McCaughey, John Brack: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1987, p. 120
Sasha Grishin, The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, Vol. 2, cat. no. o95, pp. 14 110 (illustrated)
Deborah Clark, John Brack: Inside and Outside, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1999, n.p. (illustrated)
Deborah Clark, 'John Brack: Inside and Outside', in artonview, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, No. 17, Autumn 1999, pp. 38 (illustrated), 39

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