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Title

Man contemplating


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6.1985


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Works in the collection

84


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


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

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

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.