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Title

The bush

1966


Artist

Brett Whiteley

Australia, England

07 Apr 1939 - 15 Jun 1992


Details


Date

1966


Media categories

Painting , Collage


Materials used

oil and mixed media on board


Dimensions

175.3 x 242.3 x 5.6 cm overall :

part a, 175.3 x 91.3 cm, Board dimension

part b, 175.3 x 122 cm, Board dimension

part c, 175.3 x 27.8 cm, Board dimension


Signature & date

Signed and dated c. verso [panel a], white oil "...1966/ ...Brett Whiteley". Signed and dated upper c. verso [panel b], white oil "...1966/ Brett Whiteley". Signed and dated upper c. verso [panel c], white oil "...1966/ ...Brett Whiteley".


Credit

Purchased by the New South Wales State Government 1994, transferred to the Gallery 1998


Location

Not on display


Accession number

350.1998.a-c


Artist information

Brett Whiteley

Artist profile

Works in the collection

85


Shown in 7 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 6 publications

Bibliography


Janet Hawley, Good Weekend Magazine, 'Still life', pg. 18-24, Sydney, 02 Jul 1994, 22.

Sandra McGrath, Art and Australia, 'Profile: Brett Whiteley', pg. 368-`73., Sydney, Jun 1967, 368 - 373 (illlus.).

Barry Pearce, Brett Whiteley Art & Life, 'Travels beyond Europe', pg. 126-143, London, 1995, 132 (colour illus.), 230. plate no. 78

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: A sensual lilne 1957-67, Victoria, 2010, 304, 305 (colour illus.). cat.no. QQ6

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 16 Mar 1968, 72.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, Sydney, 17 Feb 1968, 64.