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An image of Untitled (Wimmera landscape) by Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

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

Title
Untitled (Wimmera landscape)
Other titles:
Fire, Dimboola
Year
1942
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
pastel, water wash on ivory wove paper (page from spiral bound sketchbook)
Dimensions

25.0 x 36.0 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "June/ 1942/ Nolan." Dated l.l. corner verso, blue ink "June. .../1942".
Credit
Purchased 2013
Accession number
178.2013
Copyright
© Trustees of the Sydney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library
Location
Not on display
Further information

'Untitled (Wimmera landscape)' 1942 was completed whilst Nolan was enlisted in the Australian army and posted to the Wimmera district- a period which is scarcely represented in the collection. It exemplifies his early experiments with bold composition and colour.

Bibliography (1)

Barry Pearce, Frances Lindsay, Lou Klepac and Edmund Capon, Sidney Nolan, Sydney, 2007, 89. cat.no. 4; incorrectly catalogued (and hence titled) as 'Fire, Dimboola'

Exhibition history (1)

Sidney Nolan (2007-2008):