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Title

Stones staring at the ground (anywhere)

(1979)


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


Details


Other Title

Rocks


Date

(1979)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

stones, dirt, pigment on hardboard


Dimensions

30.0 x 22.5 cm board; 76.8 x 61.0 x 2.8 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed with monogram lower c.l. on mount, black ink stamp "BW" [circled]. Not dated.


Credit

Bequest of Patrick White 1991


Location

Not on display


Accession number

100.1991.120


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Artist profile

Works in the collection

84


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 8, 26, 28, 93 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room after White's death with 'Stones staring at the ground (anywhere)' hanging on wall.

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

Brett Whiteley 1980, Sydney, 1980. cat.no. 12; titled 'Stones staring at the ground (anywhere)'