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BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

The Dove in the Mango Tree 1984

Estimate $900,000 – $1,200,000

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© Wendy Whitley/Copyright Agency, 2021

BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
The Dove in the Mango Tree 1984

oil and mixed media on canvas
signed 'whiteley' lower right; signed and dated 'brett whiteley / 84' verso
107 x 90 cm
frame: original, Charles Hewitt, Sydney

  • Lot Sold $1,600,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $1,963,636 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Brett Whiteley, Sydney
Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above
Important Australian Art, Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer), Melbourne, 14 August 2012, lot 31, illustrated
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Brett Whiteley, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, 12-28 July 1984, no. 7, illustrated

Literature

Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonn&#233, Schwartz City, Melbourne, 2020, cat. no. 175.84, Vol. 4, p. 283 (illustrated), Vol. 7, p. 643

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Important Australian Art

AU0851  |  16 Nov 2021  |  Sydney
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