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BRETT WHITELEY
1939-1992

Reclining Nude (1978)

$1,000,000–1,500,000

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BRETT WHITELEY

1939-1992
Reclining Nude (1978)

oil on composition board
122 x 172 cm

Provenance

Brett Whiteley, Sydney
Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
Barry Taffs and Marilyn Taffs, Sydney, acquired from the above in April 1979
Australian Pictures, Christie's Australia, Melbourne, 16 September 1991, lot 131, 'Nude', illustrated
Ron Walker, Melbourne, acquired from the above
The Estate of the Late Ron Walker AC CBE, Melbourne

Exhibited

Brett Whiteley: Birds and Animals, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, 10 April - 5 May 1979, no. 8, (as verso of Tsui)

Literature

POL, Sydney, 1985, (illustrated)
Ali Comrie, 'A Great Survivor Stalks Fairfax', Business Review Weekly, Melbourne, 30 August 1991, pp. 22-23 (illustrated), 'Nude'
Kathie Sutherland, Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonné, Schwartz City, Melbourne, 2020, cat. no. 222.78, Vol. 3, p. 550 (illustrated), Vol. 7, p. 454

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