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BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

The Orange Table 1977-1978

Estimate $1,000,000 – $1,400,000

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© Wendy Whiteley

BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
The Orange Table 1977-1978

synthetic polymer paint, oil, tempera, charcoal and oyster shells on plywood
signed and dated 'brett whiteley / 78' lower right; dated and inscribed ''THE ORANGE TABLE' (SKETCH) / 1977-78' verso
124 x 205 cm

  • Lot Sold $1,300,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,586,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Brett Whiteley, Sydney
Robin Gibson, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1978
Mr Cavan O’Brien, London, acquired from the above in 1983
Fischer Fine Art, London (label verso)
Private Collection, London, acquired from the above in 1985
Australian and International Paintings, including Contemporary Australian Art, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 1 May 2000, lot 172, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Australian & International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 5 March 2002, lot 46, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Important Australian & International Fine Painting & Sculpture, Menzies, Sydney, 23 June 2011, lot 48, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above
Important Australian & International Fine Paintings & Sculpture, Menzies, Sydney, 13 September 2012, lot 39, illustrated
Private Collection, Melbourne
Australian & International Fine Art & Sculpture, Menzies, Melbourne, 24 July 2014, lot 41, illustrated 
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Literature

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonn&#233 [in press], Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 2019, cat. no. 155.77 (illustrated)

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Important Australian Art

AU0840  |  20 Nov 2019  |  Sydney
6.30PM


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