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Desmond Digby

(New Zealand, Australia 1933 – )

Title
The white platoon
Other titles:
Bowling ladies
Year
circa 1965
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on hardboard
Dimensions

38.0 x 71.0 cm board; 40.0 x 73.0 x 3.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black ink "Desmond Digby". Not dated.
Credit
Bequest of Patrick White 1991
Accession number
100.1991.37
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Craig Brush, Look, 'Celebrating Patrick White: when the end is not the end: a moving tribute', pg. 18-20, Newtown, Sep 2004, 19 (colour illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's house before removal of works donated to the AGNSW with 'The white platoon' hanging on wall.

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 132.

William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 14 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study after White's death with 'The white platoon' hanging on wall.

Exhibition history (1)

Desmond Digby: Exhibition of paintings (1965), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 04 Aug 1965–16 Aug 1965