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An image of Himalayas by Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

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

Title
Himalayas
Other titles:
Himalayas (Silk Road cat no 9)
Year
(1986)
Media category
Painting
Materials used
acrylic enamel spray on canvas
Dimensions

182.5 x 160.0 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Signed u.l. corner verso on stretcher, red crayon "Nolan/ ...". Not dated. Signed top c. verso on stretcher, black charcoal "... Nolan".
Credit
Gift of Bond Street City Freeholds Ltd 1989
Accession number
94.1989
Copyright
© The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

Brian Adams, Sidney Nolan: such is life, Melbourne, 1987, 254. NOTE: General reference.

Mark Barker., The Age, 'Nolan walks a silken road to eternity', Melbourne, 19 Sep 1983, unknown.

David Dolan., Silk Route, 'Silken surprises', Canberra, 1987. cat.no. 9

Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sir Sidney Nolan, Sydney, 1988. NOTE: There are eight paintings titled 'Himalayas' from the 'Silk Route' series included in the exhibition. These are cat.no. 18, 19, 20, 22, 24, 28, 29 and 30. They all have the same dimensions. One of these paintings was reproduced on the invitation but no cat.no. attributed to painting.

Sandra McGrath., The Weekend Australian, 'Nolan's love affair with China', Surry Hills, 07 Mar 1981-08 Mar 1981, unknown.

Barry Pearce, Frances Lindsay, Lou Klepac and Edmund Capon, Sidney Nolan, 'Late works 1981-88', pg. 214-227, Sydney, 2007, 12-14, 60-61, 214-215, 218, 220 (colour illus.), 222, 239. cat.no. 111; NOTE: Painting incorrectly dated in the first print. It was dated 1980s and should read 1986. This was corrected in the second print.

T.G. Rosenthal, Sidney Nolan, London, 2002, 295. NOTE: General reference.

Susanna Short., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Nolan finds serenity in barbian desert art', Sydney, 08 Oct 1983, unknown.

The Silk Road: An exhibition of new paintings by Sir Sidney Nolan, Hong Kong, 1987. not pagniated; no catalogue list

Exhibition history (5)

Recent work: Sidney Nolan [1986], The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 16 Oct 1986–08 Nov 1986

The Silk Road: An exhibition of new paintings by Sir Sidney Nolan [1987], The Rotunda, Jan 1987–Jan 1987

Silk Route [1988], Nolan Gallery, Australia, 15 Jul 1987–20 Sep 1987

Sir Sidney Nolan [1988], Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, East Sydney, 05 Jan 1988–04 Feb 1988

Sidney Nolan (2007-2008):