(Australia, England 07 Apr 1939–15 Jun 1992)
The green bottle
- Other titles:
- The Green Bottle
- Media category
- Materials used
- oil on canvas on wood
31.5 x 25.8cm board; 36.1 x 31.1 x 2.4cm frame
- Signature & date
- Signed and dated l.r. corner, black ink "Brett Whiteley 55".
- Bequest of Beryl Whiteley 2012
- Accession number
- Not on display
- Further information
Painted when Whiteley was just 16 years old, this school exercise shows a dedicated interest in draftsmanship, colour and composition and is an interesting insight into the artist’s early development.