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Brett Whiteley

(Australia, England 07 Apr 1939 – 15 Jun 1992)

Title
The green bottle
Other titles:
The Green Bottle
Year
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
Accession number
207.2012
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
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.