A series of gouaches, drawings, and photographs made between June and July 1989. Brett set himself one ground rule: to try to produce one work a day for sixty days. He rented an apartment in the Rue de Tournon, in from the Left Bank of The Seine and just along from the beautiful Luxembourg Gardens and the Latin Quarter. He chose his Arrondissement well and set out immediately on his adventure:
“Having completed sixty three drawings gouaches and photographs in Paris, on my return to Australia I felt it necessary to complete the series by making three summary oil paintings that expressed the texture of Paris- the creamy sandstone ancientness of the city…”
This limited edition fine art reproduction is on display at the Brett Whiteley Studio in Raper Street, Surry Hills, where the original is also on display. It can also be viewed by appointment at The Stock Rooms in South Yarra, Melbourne.