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BRETT WHITELEY - Feeding Lavender Bay Doves


© Wendy Whiteley/Copyright Agency, 2023

BRETT WHITELEY (1939-1992)

Feeding Lavender Bay Doves 1979

Estimate: $650000 - 850000

Sold For:
$650000 hammer
$797727 inc. buyer's premium

Sale & Exhibition Details

  • Auction

    29 November 2023
    6:30PM AEDT
    12 Todman Avenue
    KENSINGTON NSW 2033
    art@menziesartbrands.com

  • Exhibition
    • Melbourne

      16-19 March 2023
      10:00AM to 5:00PM AEDT
      FIN Gallery
      437 High Street
      PRAHRAN VIC 3181
      artauctions@menziesartbrands.com

    • Sydney

      23-28 November 2023
      10:00AM to 5:00PM AEDT
      12 Todman Ave
      KENSINGTON NSW 2033
      art@menziesartbrands.com

 

BRETT WHITELEY (1939-1992)

Feeding Lavender Bay Doves 1979

oil on canvas on board
92.0 x 60.5 cm; 100.0 x 69.5 cm (framed)
signed lower left: brett whiteley signed, dated and inscribed verso: 'FEEDING LAVENDER BAY DOVES' 79/ brett whiteley/ oil on canvas

Provenance:
Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, 1980
Private collection, Sydney

Reference:
Sutherland, K., Brett Whiteley: Catalogue Raisonné, Schwartz Publishing, Melbourne, 2020, vol.3, p.641, cat.186.79 (illus.), vol.7, pp.490-491

Related Works:
Feeding the Doves, Lavender Bay 1979, pen and ink on paper, 49.0 x 64.0 cm, private collection
Doves on the Balcony 1979, oil on board, 100.0 x 69.0 cm, private collection, Melbourne

Estimate: $650000 - 850000

Result Hammer: $650000

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