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Title

The white platoon


Artist

Desmond Digby

New Zealand, Australia

1933 - 15 Apr 2015


Details


Other Title

Bowling ladies


Date

circa 1965


Media category

Painting


Materials used

acrylic 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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.37


Artist information

Desmond Digby

Works in the collection

21


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Craig Brush, Look, 'Celebrating Patrick White: when the end is not the end: a moving tribute', pg. 18-20, Sydney, 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.