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Title

(Terrace houses)

circa 1956

Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Sydney New South Wales Australia
    Date
    circa 1956
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    oil on hardboard (masonite)
    Dimensions
    37.7 x 60.0 cm board; 60.0 x 83.3 x 3.4 cm frame
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Bequest of Beryl Whiteley 2012
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    206.2012
    Copyright
    © Wendy Whiteley

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    As a young artist, Whiteley often depicted the streets and buildings of Sydney, where he lived and worked, influenced by the palette and forms of the paintings of Australian artists Lloyd Rees, William Dobell, Sali Herman and Russell Drysdale. '(Terrace houses)' is certainly reminiscent of the cityscapes of Sali Herman which the young Whiteley saw in the collection of the AGNSW, and shows his growing confidence in the handling of shape, colour and texture.

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    Where the work was made

    Sydney

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