- Other Titles
- Figurative painting
Why are we here?
- Media categories
- Painting , Collage , Mixed media
- Materials used
- oil, collage, aluminium beer can on canvas
- 153.0 x 185.0 cm stretcher
- Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l. corner, turquoise/ultramarine oil "Rubin ´82-3".
Signed u.l. verso, black fibre-tipped pen "... VICTOR RUBIN/ ...".
- Bequest of Patrick White 1991
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Victor Rubin
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Referenced in 3 publications
Helen Verity Hewitt, Patrick White, painter, manqué: paintings, painters and their influence on his writing, 'White and the Sydney Art World: 2', pg. 84-93, Carlton, 2002, 90, 150.
William Yang, Good weekend, 'Window on White', pg. 62-66, Broadway, 28 Oct 1995, 63 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room after White's death with 'Sydney draugh - So, why are we here?' hanging on wall.
William Yang, Patrick White: the late years, Sydney, 1995, 8, 101 (illus.). Photograph of Patrick White's living room with 'Sydney draught - So, why are we here?' hanging on wall.