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Sidney Nolan

(Australia, England 22 Apr 1917 – 28 Nov 1992)

Title
Untitled (abstract)
Year
circa 1938
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
oil, gesso on blotting paper
Dimensions

44.5 x 57.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 2013
Accession number
169.2013
Copyright
© Trustees of the Sydney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library
Location
Not on display
Further information

Nolan's early abstract experiment with formal structure through drawing is related to our 'Luna Park' 1941 painting as well as the artist's works on the theme of the tent, including designs for the 'Icare' ballet 1939-40.

Bibliography (1)

John Buckley, Sidney Nolan works on paper retrospective, 'Entries', pg. 49-52, 1980, 23 (colour illus.), 49. cat.no. 8

Exhibition history (1)

Sidney Nolan: works on paper retrospective: