East Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 1920 – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1999
Sketch for the painting 'The happy boy'
1964 Title Notes: Original invoice (file 83/0991-01 f46) gives title as "The happy boy". However, the fuller title "Sketch for the painting 'The happy boy' " allocated by NGA indicates more accurately its relationship to the derivative painting.
See acc. no. 76.365 for the derivative oil painting "The happy boy" 1964.
The drawing is illustrated in Robert Lindsay: "John Brack - A retrospective exhibition" (NGV 1987) p91 & cat. no. 158, and in Sasha Grishin: "The art of Sasha Grishin (OUP 199) catalogue raisonne no. p111. The painting is illustrated in Ronald Millar: "John Brack" (Lansdowne Press 1971) p21, plate 2, and Sasha Grishin catalogue raisonne no. o140.
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, charcoal; paper drawing in charcoal Support: paper