Sidney Nolan / Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) Female Nude, Sun and Sea, c.1940
AU$2,000 - AU$3,000
Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)
mixed media and transfer drawing on paper
12.5 x 20.0cm (4 15/16 x 7 7/8in).
Sir Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom, until 1992
Lady Nolan, United Kingdom, until 2016
The Estate of Lady Nolan, United Kingdom
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