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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

Listening to the Night (1963)

$120,000–180,000

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© Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2019

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY

CHARLES BLACKMAN

1928-2018
Listening to the Night (1963)

oil on canvas
signed 'BLACKMAN' upper left
137 x 121 cm

  • Lot Sold $120,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $146,400 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne
Mr Douglas Carnegie and Mrs Margaret Carnegie, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1964
Private Collection, London
Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Australian Painting and Sculpture in Europe Today, New Metropole Arts Centre, Folkstone, 20 April - 26 May 1963, no. 11
Charles Blackman, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 17 March 1964, no. 3, 'The Blue Night', illustrated, 500 gns
Modern Australian Paintings: 1920s-1980s, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 9 - 20 September 1997, no. 42, illustrated

Literature

Ray Mathew, Charles Blackman, Georgian House, Melbourne, 1965, p. 17, 'The Blue Night'

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Specialists

Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

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Senior Specialist

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Brett Ballard

Brett Ballard

Senior Specialist

Australian & International Art
Sydney
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E: Brett Ballard
Liza Hallam

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Administrator

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Important Australian & International Art

AU0833  |  9 Apr 2019  |  Sydney
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