Sotheby's Australia
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JOHN BRACK
1920-1999

On the Rings 1975

Estimate $350,000 – $550,000

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© Helen Brack

JOHN BRACK

1920-1999
On the Rings 1975

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'John Brack 1975' lower left; inscribed 'On the Rings' verso
130.6 x 97.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $700,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $854,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney (stock 4071)
Mr Richard Crebbin, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1975
Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

John Brack, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, 13-31 December 1975, no. 1
Australian and Australia-Related Art: 1830s-1970s, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 25 November - 11 December 1987, no. 165, illustrated
John Brack: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 10 December 1987 - 31 January 1988, no. 92, illustrated
Five Decades of Australian Painting: 1930 to 1980, Savill Galleries, Sydney, 5 May - 5 June 1989, no. 59, illustrated
John Brack, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 24 April - 9 August 2009; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 2 October 2009 - 31 January 2010, illustrated (label verso)

Literature

Sasha Grishin, The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, Vol. 2, o228, pp. 31, 158 (illustrated)
Ursula Hoff, Robert Lindsay and Patrick McCaughey, John Brack: A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1987, pp. 70 (illustrated), 129, 140
Helen Brack, Kirsty Grant, Sasha Grishin, Robert Lindsay and Chris McCauliffe, John Brack, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2009, pp. 176, 177 (illustrated), 96, 224

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Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
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