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

Not titled [working drawing for 'The Beach', 1949] 1948 Description: working drawing for Gallery School Scholarship painting [painting destroyed]
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper; watercolour drawing in pen and black ink over watercolour Support: very thin smooth cream paper with wax coating on reverse
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed lower right within image in black pen and ink, 'John Brack'. Dated lower centre below image in black pencil, '1948, when we lived at Mentone'. Inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 'sketch, beginning of Scholarship picture.'. Inscribed lower left below image in black pencil, 's.d'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: image 20.4 h x 32.4 w cm sheet 25.6 h x 32.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Helen Brack 2013. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2013.4393
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Helen Maudsley, Melbourne, 2013.