Longueville, New South Wales, Australia 1939 – Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia 1992

  • England, S. Europe, N. Africa, USA, Pacific Islands 1960-69

Sketch designs for print based on "Life cycle" 1974 Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in brush and pen and black ink Support: thin smooth white wove paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in black pencil, 'Brett Whiteley'. signed lower right in black pencil, 'B Whiteley'. not dated. inscribed upper centre in black pencil, '100 cm'. inscribed lower centre in black pencil, '60 cm / to / 80 cm.'. inscribed centre right in pen and black ink, 'Probably / this is / better. / Bigger images.'. inscribed lower right in pen and black ink, 'extremely / good / hand made / Ivory paper.'. inscribed lower left in blue ballpoint pen, 'DIFFERENT / TONALITY / OF / WHITE / FOR / EACH / DRAWING / EXACTLY / REPRODUCED'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions
Dimensions: sheet 37.0 h x 27.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of James Mollison 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.415
Image rights: This work appears on the screen courtesy of the estate of Brett Whiteley
  • Gift of James Mollison to the NGA, 1974.