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Sidney Nolan / Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) Female Nude, Sun and Sea, c.1940

Lot 18
Sidney Nolan
(1917-1992)
Female Nude, Sun and Sea, c.1940
23 August 2022, 18:00 AEST
Sydney

AU$2,000 - AU$3,000

Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)

Female Nude, Sun and Sea, c.1940
mixed media and transfer drawing on paper
12.5 x 20.0cm (4 15/16 x 7 7/8in).

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 female nudes in blue with red motifs are in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (one example) and Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (two examples).

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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