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BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

The Blue Bathroom 1963

Estimate $600,000 – $800,000

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© Wendy Whiteley

BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
The Blue Bathroom 1963

oil, tempera and collage on board
signed 'Whiteley' lower centre right; signed, dated and inscribed '"THE BLUE BATHROOM" / 1963 / BRETT WHITELEY' verso (label)
188 x 183 cm
frame: original, maker unknown, London

  • Lot Sold $600,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $732,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Marlborough New Gallery, London (label verso)
Private Collection, London, acquired from the above in 1981

Exhibited

Brett Whiteley, Marlborough New Gallery, London, 23 April - 23 May 1964, no. 1, illustrated (cover)

Literature

Charles Spencer, 'An Introduction to Abstract Art', [publication unknown], p. 98 (illustrated)
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A Sensual Line 1957-1967, Macmillan Art Publishing, Melbourne, 2010, cat. no. KK8, p. 268
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonn&#233[in press], Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 2019, cat. no. 61.63 (illustrated)

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Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
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