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An image of The city from Darling Harbour by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

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

Title
The city from Darling Harbour
Place of origin
SydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
251.2012
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.