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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.G.L. INVESTMENTS PTY LTD, MELBOURNE

BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Around Bathurst (1959)

Estimate $150,000 – $250,000

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© Wendy Whiteley

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF J.G.L. INVESTMENTS PTY LTD, MELBOURNE

BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
Around Bathurst (1959)

oil and sand on composition board
122.3 x 143 cm

  • Lot Sold SOLD (Hammer Price)

Provenance

Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, New South Wales
Southern Cross Galleries, Melbourne
J.G.L. Investments Pty Ltd, Melbourne, acquired from the above on 5 November 1984

Exhibited

Italian Government Travelling Art Scholarship, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, October – November 1959, no. 40
Fifteenth Anniversary Exhibition, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, 14 December 1974, no. 39

Literature

The Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, 19 October 1959, p. 8
Mary Coles, 'Brett's art will take him places', The Australian Women's Weekly, Sydney, 18 November 1959, p. 13 (illustrated)
The First Gallery in Paddington: The Artists and their Work tell the Story of the Rudy Komon Gallery, Edwards & Shaw, Sydney, 1981, p. 67 (illustrated)
Sandra McGrath, Brett Whiteley, Bay Books, Sydney, 1979, p. 27
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A Sensual Line 1957-67, Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2010, cat. no. BB13, pp. 37, 38 (illustrated), 232
Ashleigh Wilson, Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing, Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2016, pp. 31, 32

This work has been requested by S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, for inclusion in an exhibition celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Scholarship, 22 March – 5 May 2019

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