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An image of Burke and Wills expedition, 'Gray sick' by Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

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

Title
Burke and Wills expedition, 'Gray sick'
Year
1949
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint and oil-based red ochre on hardboard
Dimensions

91.5 x 121.5 cm board; 107.0 x 137.3 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., pencil "Nolan 30.11.49".
Credit
Gift of Edron Pty Ltd - 1995 through the auspices of Alistair McAlpine
Accession number
445.1995
Copyright
© The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (7)

Tim Bonyhady, Burke & Wills: from Melbourne to myth, Canberra, 2002, 45. Exhibition list of works

Tim Bonyhady, The Canberra times, 'The expedition that captured our imagination', pg. 6-7, Ainslie, 16 Mar 2002, 7 (Panorama lift-out). Panorama is the colour magazine lift-out in the Saturday edition of The Canberra Times.

Jane Clark, Sidney Nolan - landscapes and legends: a retrospective exhibition 1937 - 1987, Sydney, 1987, 106 (illus.).

Jeremy Eccles, Art Monthly Australia, 'art + soul', pg. 42-43, Acton, Nov 2010, 43. Book review. General reference.

L.F. Fitzhardinge., Sidney Nolan - Sylvia Gosse - Vera Cuningham - French Paintings (1951), 'Sidney Nolan: Foreword', London, 1951. cat.no. 2; titled 'Burke and Wills Expedition, 'Gray sick'; price: 50 guineas

T.G. Rosenthal, Sidney Nolan, 'Burke and Wills', pg. 112-123, London, 2002, 121, 122 (illus.).

Geoffrey Smith, Sidney Nolan: desert & drought, 'Burke and Wills', pg. 66-79, Melbourne, 2003, 67 (colour illus.), 68, 146. cat.no. 7

Exhibition history (6)

Sidney Nolan (1951), The Redfern Gallery, London, 11 Jan 1951–03 Feb 1951

Sidney Nolan - Sylvia Gosse - Vera Cuningham - French Paintings (1951), The Redfern Gallery, London, 11 Jan 1951–03 Feb 1951

Sidney Nolan: Burke and Wills, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 07 Nov 1985–26 Jan 1986

Sidney Nolan: landscapes and legends a retrospective exhibition 1937 - 1987:

Burke and Wills: From Melbourne to Myth, National Library of Australia, Canberra, 27 Mar 2002–02 Jun 2002

Sidney Nolan: Desert and Drought, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 06 Jun 2003–17 Aug 2003