Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Lucifer c.1955 Description: (Drawing for sculpture)
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in water-based fabric dye Support: glossy paper

Primary Insc: signed lower centre in black pencil, 'Nolan' ('N' reversed). not dated. inscribed verso lower edge in pen and ink, 'Lucifer. / Carve out of ivory / perspex sculpture / poured around / inner forms / as in / aboriginal / x-ray fish/drawings. - use amber resin/as in sealing/electrical circuits'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso on label lower right in ink, '29'.
Dimensions: sheet 30.5 h x 25.5 w cm sight 30.7 h x 25.7 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Sidney Nolan 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3056
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, 1992.