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Title

Sofala


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

351.1998


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Works in the collection

84


Shown in 9 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 10 publications

Bibliography


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

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

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 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