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An image of Dimboola by Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

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

Title
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 bot.c., "June 1942/ Nolan.". Dated l.l. corner verso, blue ink "June. .../ 1942".
Credit
Purchased 2013
Accession number
179.2013
Copyright
© Trustees of the Sydney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library
Location
Not on display
Further information

'Dimboola' 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.