Item #4931 Study of Acrobats c1940. Vic O'Connor.
Vic O'Connor

1918 - 2010

Study of Acrobats c1940

Ink and gouache
18 x 17.5 cm
Inscribed Study c1940 on reverse and 18
Exhibited: Vic O’Connor, Thirty Years of Watercolours and Drawings, Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne, 1972
Label on reverse


In 1941, the largely self-taught artist, Vic O'Connor rose to prominence when, with his painting, The Acrobats, he shared the Contemporary Art Society's first prize with Donald Friend.  This drawing is the only study I have seen for this painting.

Item #4931

Price: $2,500.00

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