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An image of Man contemplating by Brett Whiteley

Brett Whiteley

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

Title
Man contemplating
Year
circa 1959
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil on wood
Dimensions

90.5 x 59.5 cm sight; 110.1 x 79.0 x 3.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed verso, blue pen "WHITELEY BRETT". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the Rudy Komon Memorial Fund 1985
Accession number
6.1985
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (6)

Barry Pearce, Brett Whiteley Art & Life, 'Early Work', pg. 50-55, London, 1995, 53 (colour illus.), 226. plate no. 3

Barry Pearce., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'The creation of young Brett', Sydney, 26 Aug 1995, 13A (illus.). Barry Pearce looks at the early influences on the artist's life, as the Whiteley retrospective opens at the Art Gallery of NSW.

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. 4

Robert Raymond, 52 views of Rudy Komon, Sydney, 1999, 164.

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, Victoria, 2010, 232.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Brett Whiteley - Aspects & Insights, Sydney, 1996.

Exhibition history (5)

Brett Whiteley Art & Life (1995-1996), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 16 Sep 1995–19 Nov 1995

Brett Whiteley - Aspects & Insights (1996-1997):

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

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