Charles Blackman 'Trumpeters'

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In Charles Blackman’s whimsical ‘Trumpeters’, a girl and cat form a marching band. The girl leads, dancing through the city, her cat on hind legs in tow. The image is playfully reticent of Angels Blowing Trumpets – a classical motif denoting Judgement Day and entry into heaven. 

Blackman is among Australia’s favourite artists, known in part for his images of girls and cats. A true romantic, his work is poetry in form – in equal parts playful and meaningful. For collectors of Blackman, this rare etching from the archives of the publisher, signed by the artist, will make you sing.
 

Charles BLACKMAN (1928 - 2018)
'Trumpeters'
etching on paper
Image Size: 19 x 14 cm
Dimensions: 38 x 29 cm
Signed: Signed, titled and editioned below image.
Comes with Letter of Provenance
 
Condition: Excellent 
 
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