John BRACK, Study for the etching Enlarge 1 /1


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

Study for the etching "Jockeys returning" [Jockeys] 1956 Title Notes: Original invoice (file 72/1541 f119) gives title "Jockeys". However, the fuller title "Study for the etching 'Jockeys returning' " allocated by NGA is preferred as indicating more accurately the relationship of the drawing to the derivative etching. Illustrated in Sasha Grishin: "The art of John Brack" (OUP1990) as catalogue raisonne no. p58, with title "Jockeys". See acc. no. 71.120 for the derivative etching "Jockeys returning". (KA 4/6/03)
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in pen and black ink Support: paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right in black ink, 'John Brack 56'.
Dimensions: image 17.6 h x 26.3 w cm sight 17.4 h x 25.7 w cm sheet 21.8 h x 31.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.598
Image rights: © Helen Brack
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, October 1976.