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Title

Stones staring at the ground (anywhere)

(1979)


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


Details


Other Title

Rocks


Date

(1979)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

stones, dirt, pigment on hardboard


Dimensions

30.0 x 22.5 cm board; 76.8 x 61.0 x 2.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed with monogram lower c.l. on mount, black ink stamp "BW" [circled]. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.120


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Works in the collection

84


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


David Reid's Gallery and Robin Gibson Gallery, Brett Whiteley 1980, Sydney, 1980. cat.no. 12; titled 'Stones staring at the ground (anywhere)'

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 156.

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 8, 26, 28, 93 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room after White's death with 'Stones staring at the ground (anywhere)' hanging on wall.