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Sidney Nolan / Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) Planes and Parachutes, Port Phillip Bay, c.1942

Lot 38
Sidney Nolan
(1917-1992)
Planes and Parachutes, Port Phillip Bay, c.1942
23 August 2022, 18:00 AEST
Sydney

AU$6,000 - AU$8,000

Sidney Nolan (1917-1992)

Planes and Parachutes, Port Phillip Bay, c.1942
ink and watercolour on paper
18.0 x 24.5cm (7 1/16 x 9 5/8in).

Footnotes

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

EXHIBITED
Making History: Nolan at the Newsagent, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 18 November 2017-20 May 2018

LITERATURE
Making History: Nolan at the Newsagent, exh. cat., Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2017, pp. 4, 13 (illus.)

RELATED WORKS
Three similar works from this small series depicting a military aeroplane crash are in the collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, each titled Planes and Parachutes, Port Phillip Bay, c.1942
Two similar works from this series are in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, with the titles Morning Child, dated 8 June 1942; and Untitled (Desert, Morning, Plane Crash), c.1942

For published examples of works from this series see:
Sidney Nolan: Works on Paper Retrospective, 1980-81, cat. 41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48 (dated June 1942) and 49

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