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CHARLES BLACKMAN
1928-2018

The Sleepwalking Nude 1968

$450,000–650,000

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CHARLES BLACKMAN

1928-2018
The Sleepwalking Nude 1968

oil on canvas
signed and dated 'BLACKMAN 1968' lower right
213.5 x 173 cm

Provenance

Charles Blackman, Sydney
South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne
Alan Atwill, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1968
Australian Paintings and Prints, Christie's Australia, Sydney, 14 November 1988, lot 265, illustrated, 'Sleep Walking Nude'
Ron Walker, Melbourne, acquired from the above
The Estate of the Late Ron Walker AC CBE, Melbourne

Exhibited

Park and Other Paintings: Charles Blackman, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, 29 October - 14 November 1968, no. 1
Charles Blackman, Bonython Art Gallery, Sydney, 8-30 July 1969, no. 50, N.F.S.
Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 18 May – 22 August 1993; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 September – 21 November 1993; City Hall Art Gallery, Brisbane, 7 December 1993 – 27 January 1994; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 5 March – 17 April 1994, illustrated (label verso)

Literature

Patrick McCaughey, The Age, Melbourne, 30 October 1968, p.6 'Blackman Showing Disappoints'
Ronald Miller, Alice in Disguise The Australian, Sydney, 2 November 1968
Nadine Amadio, Charles Blackman: The Lost Domains, A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney, 1980, plate 3.32, pp. 50 (illustrated), 143
Gallery, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, October 1988, p. 16 (illustrated)
Felicity St John Moore, Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1993, p. 101 (illustrated)

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