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An image of Boy in township by Sidney Nolan

Sidney Nolan

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

Title
Boy in township
Year
1943
Media category
Painting
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint [enamel] on paperboard on hardboard
Dimensions

61.0 x 72.5 cm board; 73.5 x 85.5 x 3.8 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1962
Accession number
OA24.1962
Copyright
© AGNSW
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Robert Lindsay., Aspects of Australian Art: Art Gallery of New South Wales travelling art exhibition 1976, 'Sidney Nolan', Sydney, 1976, colour illus.. cat.no. 55; not paginated

Humphrey McQueen, Art Monthly Australia, 'Positions vacant', pg. 21-23, Acton, Sep 2000, 22. review of 'Australian icons' exhibition

Barry Pearce and Haruo Arikawa, Two hundred years of Australian painting: nature, people and art in the southern continent, Tokyo, 1992, 139 (colour illus.). cat.no. 82

Barry Pearce, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian', pg. 13-35, Sydney, 1988, 29.

Gavin Wilson, The artists of Hill End, Sydney, 1995, 23 (colour illus.). plate no. 6

Exhibition history (7)

Acquisitions 1962, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Apr 1963–12 May 1963

Sidney Nolan retrospective exhibition. Paintings from 1937 to 1967:

Aspects of Australian art: Art Gallery of New South Wales Travelling Art Exhibition 1976, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1976–1977

Aspects of Australian Figurative Painting 1942-1962: Dreams, Fears and Desires (The 5th Biennale of Sydney), S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, 11 Apr 1984–17 Jun 1984

Two hundred years of Australian painting : Nature, people and art in the southern continent:

Australian icons: twenty artists from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Aug 2000–03 Dec 2000

"When I was young...": artists' impressions of childhood, Global Arts Link, Ipswich, 09 Nov 2002–02 Feb 2003