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An image of (Free standing ultramarine) Palm trees by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

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

Title
(Free standing ultramarine) Palm trees
Year
1974
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
painted fibreglass
Dimensions

274.0 x 71.0 x 40.5 cm

Credit
Gift of Patrick White 1975
Accession number
49.1975
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 156.

Lou Klepac, Affinities: Brett Whiteley & Lloyd Rees, 'Introduction', pg. 2-4, Sydney, 2001, 8.

The Brett Whiteley Studio (Editor), Big blue: the painted harbour (list of works), Sydney, 1997.

Daniel Thomas, Australia, 'Elizabethan post-colonial 1950-2013', pg. 226-288, London, 2013, 232 (colour illus.). fig.no. 42; sculpture is displayed in front of 'Big orange (sunset)'

Exhibition history (5)

Big Blue - the painted harbour (1997), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 21 Jun 1997–29 Mar 1998

Affinities: Brett Whiteley & Lloyd Rees (2001), The Brett Whiteley Studio, Surry Hills, 10 Feb 2001–08 Jul 2001

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

Whiteley on Water, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre, 17 Nov 2012–27 Jan 2013