THE DRAWING TABLE, 1970

The Gould Collection of Important Australian Art
Sydney
15 March 2017
28

JOHN BRACK

(1920 – 1999)
THE DRAWING TABLE, 1970

conté on paper

71.0 x 38.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: John Brack 70

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 25,000
Provenance

Estate of the artist, Melbourne
Helen Brack, Melbourne
Eastgate & Holst, Melbourne
Gould collection, Melbourne, purchased from the above in August 2013

Exhibited

John Brack: Drawings and Paintings of the Nude, Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1 – 28 April 1971, cat. 25 (dated as 1971)
John Brack: Conte Drawings of the Nude, Crossley Gallery, Melbourne, July 1972
John Brack: Drawings, Etchings, Lithographs, Eastgate & Holst, Melbourne, 10 – 30 August 2013, cat. 11
The Director’s Choice 2015, Celebrating 35 Years, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 1 May – 13 June 2015, cat. 16 (illus. in exhibition catalogue)

Literature

Lindsay, R., John Brack, A Retrospective Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1987, p. 126
Grishin, S., The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, vol. II, cat. p153, p. 58