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Brett WHITELEY

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

artist

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

Christie drawing 1964 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in charcoal Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper adhered to masonite hardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.

Primary Insc: Signed and dated verso in brush and black ink, '1964 / (reworked 1965 / on glass.) / Brett Whiteley'. Titled verso in brush and black ink, '"CHRISTIE DRAWING"'. Inscribed verso in brush and black ink, '22" x 30 / charcoal on paper'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed on rectangle self-adhesive white label affixed verso in black pen, 'OWNER: ALAN BOXER / 2 BAMBRIDGE STREET / WEETANGERA A.C.T. 2614 / Phone: (06) 254 2022'. label verso upper centre, '[Australian Galleries, with title and artist]'. Printed on rectangle self-adhesive white label affixed verso in black ink, 'BRETT WHITELEY 1939-1992 / Christie Drawing (Kathleen Maloney) 1964 / charcoal on paper 56.6 x 76.7 cm / Alan Boxer Esq. / 38'. Printed on square label affixed verso in black ink, 'EXHIBITED / AT / BONYTHON ART / GALLERY, ADELAIDE'.
Dimensions: image 56.3 h x 77.0 w cm sheet 56.3 h x 77.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: The Alan Boxer Bequest 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.2397
Provenance:
  • Bequest to the National Gallery of Australia, from Alan Boxer, Canberra, 2014.