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Sidney Nolan / Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) Face, c.1940

Lot 15
Sidney Nolan
(1917-1992)
Face, c.1940
23 August 2022, 18:00 AEST
Sydney

AU$4,000 - AU$6,000

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)

Face, c.1940
transfer drawing on paper
44.5 x 57.0cm (17 1/2 x 22 7/16in).

Footnotes

PROVENANCE
Sir Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom, until 1992
Lady Nolan, United Kingdom, until 2016
The Estate of Lady Nolan, United Kingdom

RELATED WORKS
Similar transfer drawings from this series are in the collection of Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (seven examples); National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (two examples); National Gallery of Victoria (two examples) and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (one example).

For published examples of transfer drawings from this series see:
Nolan '37-'47, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 1962
Elwyn Lynn, Sidney Nolan: Myth and Imagery, London, 1967, pl. 2
Sidney Nolan: Works on Paper Retrospective, 1980-81, cat. 24 & 25
Andrew Sayers, Sidney Nolan Drawings, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 1989, p. 18
Kendrah Morgan, Sidney Nolan: early experiments, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2013, p. 13

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