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An image of Carron Plains by Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

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

Title
Carron Plains
Place of origin
WahroongaSydneyNew South WalesAustralia
Year
1948
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Dimensions

91.6 x 121.9 cm board; 88.7 x 119.0 sight; 107.4 x 137.2 x 4.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r. corner, pencil "nolan/ 25-5-48".
Credit
Purchased 1949
Accession number
8168
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work was a finalist in the 1949 Wynne Prize and was acquired by the Gallery in 1949.

Bibliography (9)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, A selection of eighty-two reproductions mainly from the Australian collection and including examples from the British, French and Dutch [Art Gallery of New South Wales]., Sydney, 1959, (illus.). plate no. 37

Dennis Colsey and Hal Missingham, One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Sydney, 1968, 22 (illus.). cat.no. 23

Deborah Edwards, Two centuries of Australian painting: a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Introduction', pg. 8-14, Sydney, 1986, 39 (illus.). cat.no. 42

James Gleeson., Sun, 'Gallery purchases for 1949', Sydney, 19 Dec 1949.

Art Critic (Paul Haefliger)., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'An exhibition that merits compliments', Sydney, 20 Dec 1949.

Tatlock Miller., Sun, 'Amazing impact by Australian artist', Sydney, 08 Mar 1949. Review of Nolan's exhibition of outback paintings held at David Jones' Art Gallery.

Hal Missingham, They kill you in the end, 'Trustees', pg. 24-44, Sydney, 1973, 28.

Laurence Thomas., Contemporary Australian painters, 'Foreword', Ottawa, 1957, (illus.). cat.no. 45; illus.no. 12

Laurence Thomas, Twelve Australian artists, 'Introduction', pg. 6-10, London, 1953, 14. cat.no. 21

Exhibition history (6)

Twelve Australian Artists:

Contemporary Australian Painters (1957):

Sidney Nolan retrospective exhibition. Paintings from 1937 to 1967:

One hundred years of Australian landscape painting: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1968, Various, 1968–1969

Two centuries of Australian painting, a selection from the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Orange Regional Gallery, Australia, 19 Apr 1986–15 Jun 1986

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000