Charles Blackman undoubtedly ranks within the highest echelon of Australian artists. Known for his romantic figuratism and sentimental themes, this exhibition features rare early works from the artist's sketchbook in London in the 1960's through to to contemporary drawings of some of Blackman's most celebrated subjects provenanced from The Charles Blackman Foundation.
From the artist’s own sketchbooks, each hand drawn work of art provides remarkable insight into Blackman’s refined technique. The drawings depict classic Blackman motifs such as schoolgirls, cats, rabbits and nudes. Even his most famous subject, Alice, is featured in this remarkable collection. Together, this charming group of drawings provides the perfect opportunity for you to add an original work from one of Australia’s most beloved artists to your collection of fine Australian art.
Each work of art is clearly signed, while those from The Charles Blackman Foundation are embossed with the official Charles Blackman foundation stamp.