Smith & Singer
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JOHN BRACK
1920-1999

Nude with Frame 1980

Estimate $350,000 – $450,000

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© Helen Brack

JOHN BRACK

1920-1999
Nude with Frame 1980

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'John Brack 1980' lower centre
122.5 x 102 cm

  • Lot Sold $350,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $429,545 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

John Brack, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Australian + International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 16 June 2004, lot 76, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Paintings, Lawson-Menzies, Sydney, 31 July 2006, lot 329, illustrated
Dr Nic Jools AM, Sydney, acquired from the above
Australian & International Fine Art & Sculpture, Menzies, Melbourne, 23 September 2014, lot 36, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

John Brack, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, 16 August - 10 September 1980, no. 11
John Brack: A Tribute Exhibition, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, 20 April - 15 May 1999, no. 4, illustrated
The Nude in the Art of John Brack, McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, 17 December 2006 - 25 March 2007, no. 13, illustrated

Literature

Sasha Grishin, The Art of John Brack, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1990, Vol. 2, cat. no. o265, pp. 35, 169 (illustrated)
Sasha Grishin, 'The Nudes of John Brack', John Brack: A Tribute Exhibition, Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney, 1999, cover (illustrated)
Gavin Fry, The Nic Jools Collection, The Beagle Press, Sydney, 2011, pp. 76, 77 (illustrated)

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