PLATYPUS, TARONGA ZOO, 1978

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
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BRETT WHITELEY

(1939 – 1992)
PLATYPUS, TARONGA ZOO, 1978

charcoal on paper

75.5 x 52.0 cm

signed, dated and inscribed lower right: 2/nov/78 / brett Whiteley / Taronga Zoo
artist's stamp lower right

Estimate: 
$25,000 – 35,000
Provenance

Australian Galleries, Melbourne (cat. AG 3713)
Company collection
Pro Hart collection, Broken Hill
Thence by descent
Private collection, Broken Hill
Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 9 May 2007, lot 199
Company collection, Sydney
Private collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 2007

Deutscher and Hackett gratefully acknowledges the assistance of Kathie Sutherland in cataloguing this work.