Himalayas (Silk road cat no 5)
acrylic enamel spray on canvas
182.5 x 160.0 cm stretcher
Gift of Bond Street City Freeholds Ltd 1989
Not on display
© The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/Bridgeman Art Library
Shown in 4 exhibitions
Recent work: Sidney Nolan , The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, 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, Australia, 15 Jul 1987–20 Sep 1987
Sir Sidney Nolan , Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, East Sydney, 05 Jan 1988–04 Feb 1988
Referenced in 9 publications
Brian Adams, Sidney Nolan: such is life, Melbourne, 1987, 254. NOTE: General reference.
Mark Baker., The Sydney Morning Herald, 'Nolan walks a silken road to eternity', Sydney, 08 Oct 1983, unknown.
David Dolan., Silk Route, 'Silken surprises', Canberra, 1987. cat.no. 5; not paginated
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 but no cat.no. attributed to painting.
Sandra McGrath., The Weekend Australian, 'Nolan's love affair with China', Sydney, 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, 60, 61, 214-215, 239, 251. NOTE: General reference.
T.G. Rosenthal, Sidney Nolan, London, 2002, 295. NOTE: General reference.
Susanna Short., The Age, 'Nolan finds serenity in barbarian desert art', Melbourne, 19 Sep 1983, unknown.
The Silk Road: An exhibition of new paintings by Sir Sidney Nolan, Hong Kong, 1987. not paginated; no catalogue list