acrylic on hardboard
38.0 x 71.0 cm board; 40.0 x 73.0 x 3.0 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, black ink "Desmond Digby". Not dated.
Bequest of Patrick White 1991
Not on display
© Desmond Digby
Shown in 1 exhibition
Desmond Digby: Exhibition of paintings (1965), Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, 04 Aug 1965–16 Aug 1965
Referenced in 3 publications
Craig Brush, Look, 'Celebrating Patrick White: when the end is not the end: a moving tribute', pg. 18-20, Sydney, Sep 2004, 19 (colour illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's house before removal of works donated to the AGNSW with 'The white platoon' hanging on wall.
William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 14 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's study after White's death with 'The white platoon' hanging on wall.
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, Carlton, 2002, 132.