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Brett Whiteley

"Preliminary Drawing for Magnolia with Money"
Pen, ink, collage on paper
76 x 55cm
$AUD 85,000.00

Preliminary Drawing for Magnolia with Money (Painting to Have Real Roll of Money), 1980
Pen, ink and collage on paper
76 x 55 cm
AUD 85,000

Signature: signed and inscribed lower right brett whiteley/ painting to have real roll of money, artist's monogram lower right. 
Provenance: Mason Gray, Fine Australian & European Paintings, Sydney, 18 June 1990, lot 176. Private collection. Christies, Melbourne, 28 April 1992, lot 49. Private collection. Davidson Auctions, Sydney, 3 September 2017, lot 20. Private collection, Melbourne. 
Reference: This work is to be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne being prepared by Kathie Sutherland. 

Related Works: Magnolia and Money, 1981-82, oil and collage on canvas, 122 x 80 cm, private collection.