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Title

The city from Darling Harbour

circa 1957-circa 1958


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


About

This drawing comes from Brett Whiteley’s period of employment at the advertising firm Lintas, which he commenced in 1956 after leaving school mid-year, in the layout and commercial art department. Whiteley and his fellow artist colleagues at Lintas, including Michael Johnson and Max Cullen, would go on drawing excursions and get a critique on the following Monday from senior staff. Darling Harbour and The Rocks were their favoured sites.


Details


Place where the work was made

Sydney New South Wales Australia


Date

circa 1957-circa 1958


Media categories

Drawing , Watercolour


Materials used

pen and black ink, wash, watercolour on cream paper (glued to card)


Dimensions

22.8 x 41.9 cm sheet


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Helen Gates in memory of John Gates 2012


Location

Not on display


Accession number

251.2012


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Works in the collection

84


Place

Where the work was made
Sydney