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Sidney Nolan / Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) Faun, Woman, Rider, Horse, Greek theme, Hydra 1956

Lot 12
Sidney Nolan
(1917-1992)
Faun, Woman, Rider, Horse, Greek theme, Hydra 1956
Ending from 31 January 2023, 16:00 AEDT
Melbourne, Armadale

AU$2,000 - AU$3,000

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)

Faun, Woman, Rider, Horse, Greek theme, Hydra 1956
initialled lower centre: 'N'
signed, dated and inscribed verso: 'Jan 10th 56. / Hydra / Faun, Woman, Rider, Horse, Greek theme. Myth (127), Sculpture, black parts engraved' (unsighted)
oil on coated paper
25.5 x 30.5cm (10 1/16 x 12in).

Footnotes

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

EXHIBITED
The British School at Rome, May-June 1956
Sidney Nolan: The Greek Series, Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, 24 August - 30 November 2017
Nolan 100, Sidney Nolan Trust, 2017, a virtual exhibition to commemorate the centenary of Nolan's birth, cat. 62
Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 4 December 2021 - 6 March 2022

LITERATURE
J.P. Hodin, 'The British School at Rome', The Studio, vol. 155, no. 781, April 1958, p. 101 (illus.)
Sidney Nolan: The Greek Series, Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, 2017, pp. 26, 33 (illus.)
Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 2021, cat. 39, p. 143

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