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Lot 5
Sidney Nolan
(1917-1992)
Greek Priest, Hydra, 1956
20 – 31 January 2023, 12:00 AEDT
Melbourne, Armadale

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Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)

Greek Priest, Hydra, 1956
dated and inscribed verseo: 'Feb 56 / "Hydra"' (unsighted)
oil on coated paper
30.5 x 25.5cm (12 x 10 1/16in).

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

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. 13, 32 (illus.)
Sidney Nolan: Myth Rider, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Victoria, 2021, cat. 48, p. 143

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