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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION

BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Nude Beside the Basin 1963

Estimate $350,000 - $550,000

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© Wendy Whiteley

PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED INTERNATIONAL COLLECTION

BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
Nude Beside the Basin 1963

oil and tempera on composition board
signed and dated 'Brett Whiteley / 63 / Brett Whiteley' verso
122 x 130 cm

  • Lot Sold $680,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $829,600 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Marlborough Gallery, London
Dr Sam Shub, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
Nevill Keating Pictures, London
Private Collection, Indonesia, acquired from the above in 1997
Nevill Keating Pictures, London
Private Collection, acquired from the above in 1998

Exhibited

Brett Whiteley, Marlborough New London Gallery, 23 April – 23 May 1964, no. 24, illustrated (label verso)
Autumn Exhibition: Modern to Contemporary Australian Art, Peter Gant Fine Art, Melbourne, 17 May – 14 June 1988, no. 56, 'Nude at Basin', illustrated
Brett Whiteley Retrospective, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 September – 19 November 1995, Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 13 December 1995 – 28 January 1996, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 22 February – 8 April 1996, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, 9 May – 16 June 1996, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 2 July – 26 August 1996, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, 18 September – 17 November 1996, 'Nude at Basin', illustrated

Literature

Barry Pearce, Brian Robertson and Wendy Whiteley, Brett Whiteley: Art & Life, Thames and Hudson, London, 1995, plate 24, pp. 76 (illustrated), 227, 'Nude at Basin'
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A Sensual Line 1957-67, Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2010, cat. no. KK6, pp. 109 (illustrated), 268
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonné [in press], Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 2019, cat. no. 58.63, (illustrated)

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