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Title

Dry jungle

1949


Artist

Sidney Nolan

Australia, England

22 Apr 1917 - 28 Nov 1992


Details


Date

1949


Media category

Painting


Materials used

Ripolin enamel on hardboard


Dimensions

91.8 x 122.2 cm board


Signature & date

Signed and dated lower c., pencil "Nolan/ 49".


Credit

Purchased 1950


Location

Not on display


Accession number

8400


Artist information

Sidney Nolan

Works in the collection

135


Shown in 11 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 21 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Dead Sun, Sydney, 1997. cat.no. 17

Jane Clark, Sidney Nolan - landscapes and legends: a retrospective exhibition 1937 - 1987, 'Inland Australia', pg. 109-110, Sydney, 1987, 109.

Sir Kenneth Clark, Bryan Robertson and Colin MacInnes, Sidney Nolan, London, 1961, 43-45.

David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, Sidney Nolan: exhibition of Central Australian landscapes, Sydney, 1950. cat.no.17; nfs; priced 80 guineas [pen and black ink]; NOTE: AGNSW purchased work the day before the exhibition opening - 30.3.1950

F.L., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Art Gallery's ''Reckless" Acquistions', Sydney, 15 Feb 1951, unknown.

James Gleeson, Sun, 'Landscapes triumph for Aust. artist', pg. 19, Sydney, 31 Mar 1950, 19.

Bruce James, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Light fantastic', pg. 11, Sydney, 02 Sep 2000, 11. NOTE: page 11 of Spectrum lift-out.

Hal Missingham, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Sidney Nolan', pg. 362-371, Sydney, Oct 1967, 366 (illus.).

Hal Missingham, Contemporary Australian painting, 'Introduction', pg. 5-6, Auckland, 1957, inside front cover (illus.), 13. cat.no. 24; plate no. 2

Hal Missingham, Sidney Nolan. Retrospective exhibition. Paintings from 1937 to 1967, Sydney, 1967. cat.no. 50

Elwyn Lynn, Sidney Nolan - Australia, Sydney, 1979, 104, 105 (colour illus.).

Barry Pearce and Patrick McCaughey, Twentieth century Australian masterworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Fred Williams Pilbara Series, Tokyo, 1985, 38 (colour illus.). cat.no. 20

Barry Pearce, Sidney Nolan, 'Nolan's Parallel Universe', pg. 17-65, Sydney, 2007, 143 (colour illus.), 234. cat.no. 52

Bryan Robertson, Sidney Nolan, 'Preface', pg. 3-4, London, 1957, front and back cover (illus.), inside front cover. NOTE: not included in exhibition

Bernard William Smith, A catalogue of Australian oil paintings in the National Art Gallery of New South Wales 1875-1952, Sydney, 1953, 154. cat.no. 494; Provenance: purchased by the Trustees, 30/3/1950, from the exhibition of the artist's work held at David Jones's Art Gallery.

Geoffrey Smith, gallery: ngv members magazine, 'Sidney Nolan: Desert & Drought', pg. 4-7, Melbourne, Jul 2003. NOTE: General reference. Article on the Nolan Desert & Drought exhibition at NGV.

Geoffrey Smith, Sidney Nolan: desert & drought, Melbourne, 2003, 33 (colour illus.), 146. cat.no. 11

Laurence Thomas, Twelve Australian artists, 'Introduction', pg. 6-10, London, 1953, 14. cat.no. 22; Lent by the National Art Gallery of New South Wales

Editor Unknown (Editor), Bulletin, 'Sundry shows: Gallery purchases', Sydney, 21 Feb 1951, unknown.

Editor Unknown (Editor), Sun-Herald, 'We own many treasures, but few realise it, so', Sydney, 19 Nov 1950, unknown.

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Sydney, 2000.