Libby Edwards Galleries & Art Consultancy

Brett Whiteley

"Poem for a Lover 1988"
77.2 x 79.5cm
$AUD 22,000.00

77.2 × 79.5 cm

colour screenprint: printed in 9 colours, with hand-colouring in pink metallic paint

edition 54/80



‘Poem for a Lover’ was inspired by the artist's romantic interlude in Japan. The ill-fated relationship with fellow heroin addict, Janice Spencer, was increasing in velocity around the time he made "Poem for a Lover", and his marriage to Wendy was disintegrating.