This is the very collectable “Alice Suite by Charles Blackman” there are SIX separate limited edition silkscreen images in the folio, the edition was limited to 75 only, tiled works are –
Titles and sizes are as follows –
Always Tea Time – image 90x65cm sheet 105x76cm
Pink Alice – image 71.5×68.5cm sheet 105x75cm
Alice’s Jug – image 62.5x49cm sheet 76x56cm
The White Rabbit – image 68.5x49cm sheet 76x56cm
The Chess Game -image 63×79.5cm sheet 75x105cm
Alice’s Adventures – image 67x63cm sheet105x75cm
The series is all on 270gsm Velin Arches Paper
This set is very hard to find as a complete folio this one is all A/P.
Charles Blackman was Born 1928, his Birth Place was Harbord, New South Wales, Australia
Charles Blackman over the years travelled to England 1961-66; England, Europe, USA 1968; France 1970-71; Japan 1973; France 1975, 1981; Europe 1985
Charles Blackman studied drawing when living in Sydney NSW.
Charles Blackman is self-taught as a painter printmaker, Artist (painter), Artist water-colourists), Drawer.
Charles married Barbara Blackman, during this time he mostly worked in Australia (VIC), QLD, and NSW.
When Charles moved to Melbourne in 1950 he shortly after decided to study lithography at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 1953 and produced about 12 lithographs. These are monotypes from c.1957. Since 1967 he has produced series of screen prints, etchings and lithographs, all of which have been commercially released Limited Editions.
Charles Blackman produced many loved Paintings, Etchings, Lithographs, Silkscreen artworks during his career, Etching House collects trades a and sells a range of fine art by Charles Blackman.
Here is a more condensed version of Charles Blackmans Biography and history,
1928 Born Sydney, Australia
1943-46 Studied East Sydney Technical College
1945-60 lived and painted in Melbourne
1950s Painted Schoolgirl series, followed by Alice in Wonderland series
1960-64 Travelled and studied overseas after winning Helena Rubinstein Scholarship
Lived and painted in London, exhibited at Whitechapel and Tate Galleries
1965 Tour of northern France and Flanders
1966-74 lived and painted in Sydney
1975 Occupied Australian studio, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris
1976-2001 Lived and painted in NSW, Queensland, WA.
Currently lives in Sydney
1953-93 numerous solo exhibitions in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, London and Tokyo, including a major retrospective at the National Gallery of Victoria, 1993 – Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels
1963 Georges Invitation Art Prize, Georges Gallery Melbourne (one painting and one drawing)
1960 Helena Rubinstein Scholarship, Melbourne
1960 George Crouch Prize, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery
1960 “Wins prize”. A. Shore, the Age (February)
1958 George Crouch Prize, Ballarat Fine Art Gallery
1958 “Rowney prize”, Richmond Gallery Melbourne
National Gallery of Australia, and all state galleries
Numerous regional galleries and university collections
1993 Charles Blackman: Schoolgirls and Angels, catalogue for retrospective at National Gallery Victoria
1989 Shapcott, T., The Art of Charles Blackman, Andre Deutch, London
1983 Amadio,N., Orpheus the Song of Forever, Craftsman Press, Sydney
1982 Amadio, N., Charles Blackman’s Paris Dreaming, A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney
1980 Amadio, N., Charles Blackman: The Lost Domain, A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney
1967 Shapcott, T., Focus on Charles Blackman, University of Queensland Press, Brisbane
1965 Mathew, R., Charles Blackman – Monograph, Georgian House, Melbourne
Charles Blackman Australian fine art etching prints oil paintings at Etching House
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