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Title

Himalayas

(1986)

Artist

Sidney Nolan

Australia, England

22 Apr 1917 - 28 Nov 1992

  • Details

    Other Title
    Himalayas (Silk road cat no 1)
    Date
    (1986)
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Dimensions
    182.5 x 160.0 cm stretcher
    Signature & date

    Signed top c. verso on stretcher, black charcoal ".... Nolan". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Bond Street City Freeholds Ltd 1989
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    96.1989
    Copyright
    © The Trustees of the Sidney Nolan Trust/DACS. Licensed by Copyright Agency

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    Works in the collection

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  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 4 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 10 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. 1

    • Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, 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.

    • 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, 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, 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

    • Nolan: Everyone feels they know Nolan, but that is far from the truth, East Melbourne, 2018. DVD documentary

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