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Untitled group (Coogee; Hobart, Tasmania; Princes Highway between Ballina and Grafton; Dunedin, New Zealand; Hume Highway between Gundagai and Yass; Coogee Beach; Invention, Princes Highway near Mullumbimby)



Chris O'Doherty


1951 -




Media category


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on hardboard mounted on cardboard


40.3 x 50.7 cm mount; 45.3 x 58.1 x 4.5 cm frame :

a - Princes Highway between Ballina and Grafton, N.S.W., 6.2 x 9.2 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

b - Hobart, Tasmania, 4.8 x 4.4 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

c - Coogee, Sydney, 6.5 x 7.8 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

d - Dunedin, New Zealand, 8.6 x 10.9 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

e - Hume Highway between Gundagai & Yass, NSW, 6 x 8 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

f - Coogee Beach, Sydney, 6.5 x 8.7 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

g - Invention, 5.4 x 7.4 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

h - Princes Highway near Mullumbimby, NSW, 7 x 7.3 cm, NOTE: Sight dimensions.

Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Gift of Patrick White 1986


Not on display

Accession number


Artist information

Chris O'Doherty

Works in the collection


Shown in 5 exhibitions

Exhibition history

Referenced in 3 publications


Lee-Anne Hall and Shirley Daborn (Curators), Holiday + memory, Emu Plains, 2013, 45. 105, titled 'Untitled', dated '(no date)'

Helen Hewitt, Voices, 'Patrick White: painter manqué', pg. 61-70, Canberra, Winter 1997, 69-70.

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, 91, 146.