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Title

Burke and Wills expedition, 'Gray sick'

1949


Artist

Sidney Nolan

Australia, England

22 Apr 1917 - 28 Nov 1992


Details


Date

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


Artist information

Sidney Nolan

Works in the collection

135


Shown in 6 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


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, Canberra, 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