150 South African Paintings Past and Present
by Lucy Alexander & Evelyn Cohen
Struikhof Publishers ISBN 0 947458 25 5
"Westbrook is a landscapist, who, like so many painters in the dry interior of South Africa, has found inspiration in its flat and endless plains, bridging voids from foreground to horizon...."
Berman's Art & Artists of South Africa
AA Balkema Publishers ISBN 0 86961 144 5
Pages, 65, 244, 370, 488, 499, 500, 515, 516, 517, 518 & 519
"Walter Westbrook is a landscape painter, whose most distinctive stylistic trait is the sense of space apparent in his pictures...it is in his colour and composition that he separates himself from the conventional descriptive painters..."
Numerous press cuttings and reviews, can be found in the South African news archives.
"Westbrook, famous for his watercolour landscapes, has the ability to capture mood and atmosphere, whether painting a portrait, still life or his signature landscapes. There is a calm serenity about his work - a tranquility that is seldom found. From the subtle colours of the Northern Cape and Namibian desert landscape to the richer pallete of Europe, Westbrook's work continues to capture the imagination and inspire." AARDMAAN Art
Leading South African artist, Alexis Preller wrote of Westbrook's art: "The impression which has remained with me, is one of calm, beauty and pure, direct vision."