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152551
  • Title
    [Beryl Whiteley, ca. 1940 / unknown artist]
  • Call number
    ML 1170
    Status: On display – Paintings from the Collection, Room 3, West Wall, no. 233
  • Level of description
    fonds
  • Date

    [ca.1940]
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    152551
  • Physical Description
    1 painting - oil on canvas on board - 46.5 x 55.6 cm., in wooden frame 63 x 55.6 cm.
  • Copying Conditions
    Copyright status:: In copyright - Life of artist plus 70 years
    Approval for reproduction required:
    Please acknowledge:: Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales and Courtesy copyright holder
  • General note

    Reproduced as colour illustration in Christie's Australian and European Paintings Sale Catalogue, 25 and 26 November 1997, lot 119, p. 104, with note 'When Mr Clem Whiteley, the artist's father, sold his home the painting was included in the sale'.
    With label of 'Lauraine Diggins Fine Art ... Melbourne' on reverse
  • Attributions / conjectures

    Previously attributed to Brett Whiteley by Christies Melbourne and dated late 1950s. Research undertaken by Curator, Research & Discovery, May 2018, indicates that the painting was not by Whiteley and dates from the early 1940s.

    Reference:
    Library correspondence file
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