- Other Title
- Himalayas (Silk Road cat no 9)
- Media category
- Materials used
- acrylic enamel spray on canvas
- 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".
- Gift of Bond Street City Freeholds Ltd 1989
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/DACS. Copyright Agency
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 5 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
Sidney Nolan (2007-2008), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Nov 2007–03 Feb 2008
Sidney Nolan (2007-2008), Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne, 22 Feb 2008–18 May 2008
Sidney Nolan (2007-2008), Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane, 06 Jun 2008–31 Aug 2008
Referenced in 10 publications
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', Sydney, 07 Mar 1981-08 Mar 1981, unknown.
Barry Pearce, Frances Lindsay, Lou Klepac and Edmund Capon AM, OBE, 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
Nolan: Everyone feels they know Nolan, but that is far from the truth, East Melbourne, 2018. DVD documentary
Other works by Sidney Nolan
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