The nest of wild stones
11 May 1889 - 11 Jul 1946
13 Dec 1903 - 28 Jun 1992
These stones were found and arranged by Paul Nash. The photograph was taken by John Piper and was used to illustrate an article by Nash "The nest of wild stones" published in Myfanwy Evans' book "The Painter's Object" 1937.
Still life flints
circa 1936, printed later
gelatin silver photograph
21.3 x 30.0 cm image; 24.6 x 33.6 cm sheet
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Not on display
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Paul Nash - photographer and painter, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Australia, 04 Feb 1977–27 Feb 1977
International Photographs from the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jan 1991–14 Apr 1991
Joy before the object, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 28 Sep 2013–02 Feb 2014