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Title

The green bottle


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


About

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.


Details


Other Title

The Green Bottle


Date

1955


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas on wood


Dimensions

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".


Credit

Bequest of Beryl Whiteley 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

207.2012


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Works in the collection

84