An image of The city from Darling Harbour

Brett Whiteley

(Australia, England 07 Apr 1939 – 15 Jun 1992)

The city from Darling Harbour

Location
Not on display
Further information

This drawing comes from Brett Whiteley’s period of employment at the advertising firm Lintas, which he commenced in 1956 after leaving school mid-year, in the layout and commercial art department. Whiteley and his fellow artist colleagues at Lintas, including Michael Johnson and Max Cullen, would go on drawing excursions and get a critique on the following Monday from senior staff. Darling Harbour and The Rocks were their favoured sites.

Place of origin
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Year
circa 1957-circa 1958
Media
Drawing, Watercolour
Medium
pen and black ink, wash, watercolour on cream paper (glued to card)
Dimensions
22.8 x 41.9 cm sheet
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Helen Gates in memory of John Gates 2012
Accession number
251.2012
Copyright
© Wendy Whiteley