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Sidney Nolan / Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) Abstract, c.1937

Lot 5
Sidney Nolan
Abstract, c.1937
23 August 2022, 18:00 AEST

AU$4,000 - AU$6,000

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)

Abstract, c.1937
mixed media on paper
57.0 x 44.5cm (22 7/16 x 17 1/2in).


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

Three similar calligraphic works from this small series are in the collections of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne. A fourth was included in the exhibition Nolan '37-'47, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 1962

For published similar examples, see:
Elwyn Lynn, Sidney Nolan: Myth and Imagery, London, 1967, pl. 1
Sidney Nolan: Works on Paper Retrospective, 1980-81, cat. 1
Sidney Nolan Drawings, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra 1989, p. 12

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