East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999
[Two jockeys] 1956
Swinburne Technical College, John Street, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: cream wove paper
Edition State: published state
Edition: edition of 25
John Brack’s pictures are modest but brilliantly observed studies that capture characteristic moments and ‘types’ at the races in a way that seems no less precise today than it did in 1956.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra