East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999

Study for the painting 'Nude with pink gown' [Nude with chair and gown] 1979 Title Notes: Illustrated in Sasha Grishin: "The art of John Brack" (OUP1990) as catalogue raisonne no. p257. Although this drawing has the inscription "Nude with chair and gown", the title "Study for the painting 'Nude with pink gown' which appears in the early file documenation (eg 79/0326 f49) is preferred as relating the drawing more accurately to the derivative painting "Nude with pink gown", illustrated in Sasha Grishin as catalogue no. o266. (KA 4/6/03)
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, conté crayon; paper drawing in conté crayon Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated ower right on image in conté crayon, 'John Brack 79'. Titled lower right in black pencil, 'Nude w.Chair & Gown'.
Dimensions: image 73.0 h x 51.6 w cm sight 74.8 h x 53.6 w cm sheet 79.6 h x 58.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1981
Accession No: NGA 81.33
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, February 1981