# 40574

WHITELEY, Brett (1939 - 1992)

Zoo

  • Sold

Melbourne : Pegasus Books, 1979. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, reproductions of Whiteley’s drawings; light handling marks, a very good copy. In 1979 Brett Whiteley completed a major series of paintings and drawings based on his studies made at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. The paintings formed a major series which was exhibited at Robin Gibson Gallery, while Whiteley worked with publisher Richard Griffin to make a book based on the series.