(Australia, England 22 Apr 1917–28 Nov 1992)
152.8 x 122.0cm stretcher
Barry Pearce (Australia) (Author), Frances Lindsay (Australia, b.1946) (Author), Lou Klepac (Australia; Croatia, b.1936) (Author), Edmund Capon (England; Australia, b.1940) (Author), Sidney Nolan, Sydney, 2007, 60-61, 214- 215, 239, 251. NOTE: General reference. This painting was not included in the AGNSW retrospective.
T.G. Rosenthal (Author), Sidney Nolan, London, 2002, 295. NOTE: General reference.
Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries (Australia, estab. 1969, closed 1996) (Author), Sir Sidney Nolan, Sydney, 1988. NOTE: There are four paintings from the 'Silk Route' series titled 'The journey' included in the exhibition. These are cat.no. 47 - 50. They all have the same dimensions. None of the paintings are reproduced. Catalogue states all paintings were produced during 1986.
Brian Adams (Australia) (Author), Sidney Nolan: such is life, Melbourne, 1987, 254. NOTE: General reference.
The Silk Road: An exhibition of new paintings by Sir Sidney Nolan, Hong Kong, 1987. not paginated; no catalogue list
David Dolan (Australia, b.1949) (Author), Silk Route, Canberra, 1987. cat.no. 39; titled 'The journey'; not paginated
'Nolan walks a silken road to eternity' by Mark Baker., The Sydney Morning Herald 08 Oct 1983, 08 Oct 1983, page unknown. NOTE: General reference.
'Nolan finds serenity in barbarian desert art' by Susanna Short., The Age 19 Sep 1983, 19 Sep 1983, page unknown. NOTE: General reference.
'Nolan's love affair with China' by Sandra McGrath., The Weekend Australian 07 Mar 1981-08 Mar 1981, 07 Mar 1981-08 Mar 1981. NOTE: General reference.
Recent work: Sidney Nolan , The Douglas Hyde Gallery, 16 Oct 1986–08 Nov 1986.
The Silk Road: An exhibition of new paintings by Sir Sidney Nolan , The Rotunda, Jan 1987–Jan 1987.
Silk Route , Nolan Gallery, 15 Jul 1987–20 Sep 1987.
Sir Sidney Nolan , Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, 05 Jan 1988–04 Feb 1988.