Woman and Mangroves 1957 signed and dated '12-5-57 / Nolan' lower centre polyvinyl acetate on hardboard 122.0 x 152.5cm (48 1/16 x 60 1/16in).
PROVENANCE Private collection, London
EXHIBITED Sidney Nolan 1947 to 1957, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1957, cat. no. 91 Nolan, Hatton Gallery, University of Durham, Newcastle upon Tyne; Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield; Temple Newsam House, Leeds; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull; City Art Gallery, Bristol; Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool; Scottish Royal Academy, Edinburgh; City Art Gallery, Wakefield, March November 1961, cat. no. 52 Sidney Nolan : retrospective exhibition, paintings from 1937 to 1967, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 September - 29 October 1967; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 22 November 17 December 1967; Western Australian Art Gallery, Perth, 9 January 4 February 1968, cat. no. 88 (label attached verso) Sidney Nolan: Retrospective Exhibition, The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, 19 June - 5 July 1973, cat. no. 33 as 'Woman and Billabong' Nolan's Nolans: a reputation reassessed, Agnew's, London, 1997, cat. no. 55 Sir Sidney Nolan OM RA (1917-1992), Pyms Gallery, London, 26 April - 9 May 2006, cat. no.12
LITERATURE Kenneth Clark, Colin MacInnes and Bryan Robertson, Sidney Nolan, Thames & Hudson, London, 1961, pl. 91 (illus.) Nolan, exh. cat., Hatton Gallery, University of Durham, 1961, cat. no. 52 (illus.) Sidney Nolan: Retrospective Exhibition, exh. cat., The Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, 1973, cat. no. 33, p. 31 (illus.) T.G. Rosenthal, Sidney Nolan, Thames and Hudson, London, 2002, p. 109 (illus) Nolan's Nolans: a reputation reassessed, exh. cat, Agnew's, London, 1997, cat. no. 55 (illus.)