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Still life with cornflowers
1976

Medium
oil on canvas
Measurements
92.0 × 91.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
inscribed in blue paint l.r. brett whiteley.
inscribed in black paint on reverse u.l. brett Whiteley / 1976 / 'still life with / cornflowers' / oil 36"x36"
inscribed in pencil on paper label on reverse c.l. JOE (underlined) / PLEASE PUT UNDER GLASS AS / (CREAM) SURFACE iS TOO DRY FOR ME. / IF YOU REALLY CAN'T TAKE THE GLASS BECAUSE OF GLARE ETC., THEN THE / NEXT TIME AM IN MELBOURNE I WILL / HAVE TO COME OUT AND VARNISH / IT.
inscribed in pencil on paper label on reverse c. (drawing of painting) / JOE (undelined) / GOLD FRAME SHOULD / BE ABOUT THIS / (left pointing arrow) / PREPORTION TO THE / CANVAS. I'VE SEEN IT / IN A FAT GOLD FRAME LIKE / THIS + IT LOOKED / PERFECT. / BRETT / WIDE / BUT SIMPLE
Accession Number
2004.233
Department
Australian Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004
© Wendy Whiteley
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Gallery location
Gallery 10
Level 2, NGV Australia