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CHARLES BLACKMAN
born 1928

Gymkhana Visitors 1961

Estimate $200,000 - $250,000

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© Charles Blackman/Licenced by Viscopy, 2018

CHARLES BLACKMAN

born 1928
Gymkhana Visitors 1961

oil on composition board
signed and dated 'BLACKMAN 61' upper right; signed and inscribed 'THE MYSTERIOUS / RODEO / CHARLES BLACKMAN' verso
122 x 122 cm

  • Lot Sold $160,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $195,200 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Mrs Barbara Blackman, London
Barry's Art Gallery, Surfer's Paradise, Queensland
Private Collection, Adelaide
Modern Masters 2001 + 19th & 20th Century Australian and International Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne, 9 May 2001, lot 18, illustrated
Gould Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney (stock 12,667), acquired from the above
Mr Russell Crowe, Sydney, acquired from the above in 2004

Exhibited

Paintings and Drawings: Charles Blackman, The Matthiesen Gallery, London, 3-25 November 1961, no. 4
Zeitgenössische Malerei und Skulpturen australischer Künstler in Europa, Städel'sches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 4 July – 11 August 1963, no. 11, 'The Mysterious Gymkhana', illustrated
Charles Blackman: The Early Years 1951-1974, Gould Galleries, Sydney, 18 February – 28 March 2004, no. 13, illustrated

Literature

Ray Mathew, Charles Blackman, Georgian House, Melbourne, 1965, pp. 16, 56 (illustrated)
Thomas Shapcott, The Art of Charles Blackman, Andre Deutsch, London, 1989, p. 5
Barry Dickins and Ken McGregor, Charles Blackman, Macmillan Mini Art Series, Melbourne, 2010, pp. 84, 85 (illustrated)

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