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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION

BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Summer I 1961

Estimate $28,000 - $38,000

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© Wendy Whiteley

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION

BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
Summer I 1961

tempera, collage, pencil and charcoal on card
signed and dated '61 / Whiteley' lower left
56 x 78 cm

  • Lot Sold $50,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $61,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Matthiesen Gallery, London
Mr Lex Aitken, London, acquired from the above in 1962
The Collection of Lex Aitken and Alfredo (Bouret) Gonzalez, Sydney
Important Australian and International Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Sydney, 28 August 2013, lot 15, illustrated
Private Collection, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Brett Whiteley: Paintings and Gouaches, Matthiesen Gallery, London, 9-31 March 1962, no. 17, illustrated

Literature

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A Sensual Line 1957-67, Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2010, cat. no. EE13, p. 244
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonné [in press], Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 2019, cat. no. 33.61 (illustrated)

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