Brett Whiteley is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists. He won the Art Gallery of NSW Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes several times, and his artistic career was bolstered by his celebrity status in Australia and overseas. The subject of this highly collectable original screenprint is Lavender Bay on Sydney Harbour’s north shore. Lavender Bay was the location of the home studio Brett shared with his wife Wendy and their daughter Arkie. Whiteley said that he liked to have his studio at home because “my best work is usually the last thing Ive done at night, and the first on waking next morning”. Whiteley rendered the views of Sydney Harbour with such a sensual eye and fluid hand that they have found their way into the Australian consciousness. This work of art, like the harbour itself, is sure to continue to bring inspiration for those that cherish the visual poetry of Brett Whiteley. Contact us for more information about this outstanding opportunity to be the custodian of such a iconic work of art.
Brett WHITELEY (1939 - 1992)
'Lavender Bay In The Rain' 1987
colour screenprint printed in 4 colours
Edition of 75
Image Size: 101 x 75 cm
Signed: Signed, titled and numbered below image
Comes with Letter of Provenance. Contact us to learn more.
PROVENANCE The Estate of Brett Whiteley. REFERENCE: Deutscher, C., Brett Whiteley: The Graphics 1961 – 1992, Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne, 1995, illus. another example p. 92, cat. 97, p. 115
Condition: As New: The work of art is in the same immaculate condition as when it was created. This could be the description for a work of art that may have been in storage for years, never sold on the market but may still be some years old.
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