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.
The Green Bottle
oil on canvas on wood
31.5 x 25.8 cm board; 36.1 x 31.1 x 2.4 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, black ink "Brett Whiteley 55".
Bequest of Beryl Whiteley 2012
Not on display
© Wendy Whiteley