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An image of Sofala by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

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

Title
Sofala
Year
1958
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on canvas on board
Dimensions

65.5 x 85.8 cm board; 840 x 1045 x x 60 cm

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r.corner, pink oil "B.W. 1958".
Credit
Purchased by the New South Wales State Government 1994, transferred to the Gallery 1998
Accession number
351.1998
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (10)

Barry Pearce et al., Brett Whiteley education pack, 'Early works', Sydney, 1995, (colour illus.). card no. 2 in education pack

Janet Hawley, Good Weekend Magazine, 'Still life', pg. 18-24, Sydney, 02 Jul 1994, 22.

Sandra McGrath, Brett Whiteley, 'A classic Aries', pg. 9-27, Kensington, 1979, 23, 24 (colour illus.), 25 (colour illus.), 26. The illus. on pg. 25 is a detail of the image.

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 (colour illus.). cat.no. 3

Barry Pearce, Brett Whiteley Art & Life, 'Early work', pg. 50-55, London, 1995, 54 (colour illus.), 226. plate no. 4

Barry Pearce, Look, 'Genesis of a Painter: the early abstractions of Brett Whiteley [1939-92]', pg. 20-21, Heidelberg, Sep 1998, 21 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce and Alec George, 9 Shades of Whiteley, '1: Early Works', pg. 15, Sydney, 2008, 14 (colour illus.), 15.

Barry Pearce, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Landscape and gesture', pg. 239-240, Sydney, 2000, 246 (colour illus.), 302.

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, ‘Bathurst and beyond: early abstraction’, pg. 14-38, Victoria, 2010, 32, 34-35 (colour illus.), 37, 63, 226. cat.no. AA23

The Brett Whiteley Studio, Whiteley & Rees: More affinities, Sydney, 2005, (illus.). List of works

Exhibition history (7)

Brett Whiteley 1958-1999: The Central West (1990), Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 14 Apr 1990–13 May 1990

Brett Whiteley Art & Life (1995-1996):

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

Whiteley & Rees: more affinities (2006):

9 shades of Whiteley:

Iconic Whiteley (2009-2010), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 12 Sep 2009–Aug 2010

Blue (2011), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 09 Jul 2011–08 Jul 2012