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An image of Summer field painting no. 2 by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

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

Title
Summer field painting no. 2
Year
1962
Media category
Painting
Materials used
tempera, collage, oil and string on hardboard
Dimensions

75.5 x 74.5 cm board; 76.8 x 75.8 x 2.5 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed reverse c., charcoal "Brett Whiteley" and "B W". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Beryl Whiteley 1996
Accession number
303.1996
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Christine France, New Directions 1952-1962, 'New directions 1952-1962', pg. 7-19, Sydney, 1991, 45. cat.no. 91; private collection, Sydney

Barry Pearce, Genesis of a Painter: The early abstractions of Brett Whiteley, 'Genesis of a painter: The early abstractions of Brett Whiteley', pg. 2-3, Sydney, 1998, 4. cat.no. 18

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, Victoria, 2010, 258, 259 (colour illus.). cat.no. HH14

Exhibition history (3)

New Directions 1952-1962, Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Emu Plains, 08 Feb 1991–24 Mar 1991

Genesis of a Painter: The early abstractions of Brett Whiteley (1998-1999), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 29 Aug 1998–31 Jan 1999

The London years 1960-67 (2012), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 13 Jul 2012–13 Feb 2013