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CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

In the Lane (1953)

Estimate $180,000 – $220,000

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© Charles Blackman/Copyright Agency, 2021

CHARLES BLACKMAN

1928-2018
In the Lane (1953)

oil on canvas on composition board
signed 'BLACKMAN' lower left
62 x 74.5 cm

  • Lot Sold $340,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $417,273 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Charles Blackman, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne (stock 6821), acquired from the above
Peter Redlich, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 9 October 1978, until
Fine Australian and International Paintings, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 28 November 2000, lot 4, illustrated
Savill Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Sydney

Exhibited

Paintings and Drawings: Charles Blackman, Mirka's Studio, Melbourne, 1 September 1953, no. 15, 18 gns
Paintings and Drawings: Charles Blackman, New Gallery, Adelaide, 17 November 1953, no. 11, 'The Laneway', 18 gns
Spring Exhibition 1978, Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, 25 September – 9 October 1978, no. 139, 'Schoolgirl in the Lane', illustrated
Charles Blackman: Works from 1952-1990, Savill Galleries, Melbourne, 13 March – 21 April 2002, no. 7, 'Schoolgirl in the Lane, 1954', illustrated
Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 4 March – 18 June 2017, no. 36, illustrated

Literature

Elizabeth Young, 'City Display By Young Vic. Artist', The Advertiser, Adelaide, 18 November 1953, p. 14
Susan McCulloch, McCulloch's Encyclopedia of Australian Art, The Miegunyah Press, Melbourne, 2006, p. 262 (illustrated), 'Schoolgirl in the Lane, c. 1954'
Barry Dickens and Ken McGregor, Charles Blackman, Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2010, pp. 26-27 (illustrated), 'School Girl in a Lane, 1954'
Kendrah Morgan, Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2017, pp. 21 (illustrated), 70 (illustrated)

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Important Australian Art

AU0851  |  16 Nov 2021  |  Sydney
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