Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917
London, England 1992
- England and Australia from 1950
Secret life of birds
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, collages, graphite; paper, feather; wood drawing in black pencil with collage of feathers and twigs Support: paper mounted on paper
Primary Insc: not signed, not dated.
inscribed lower left in black pencil, 'Secret life of birds/marked on soft fences,/crying for a bright pain/folded in the child air'.
sheet 31.2 h x 24.8 w cm backing 39.6 h x 33.8 w cm
: Purchased 1992 Accession No
: NGA 92.1150 Subject
: Australia, Art style: Surrealism Image rights
: © Sidney Nolan Trust
- Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, 1992.