(Australia, England 22 Apr 1917–28 Nov 1992)
182.5 x 160.0cm 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, 221 (colour illus.), 239, 251. cat.no. 112; NOTE: For conservation reasons this painting was not included in the final installation of the exhibition.
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, (colour illus.). 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.
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. 1
'Nolan walks a silken road to eternity' by Mark Baker., The Sydney Morning Herald 08 Oct 1983, 08 Oct 1983, unknown.
'Nolan finds serenity in barbarian desert art' by Susanna Short., The Age 19 Sep 1983, 19 Sep 1983, unknown.
'Nolan's love affair with China' by Sandra McGrath., The Weekend Australian 07 Mar 1981-08 Mar 1981, 07 Mar 1981-08 Mar 1981, unknown.
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.