Sidney NOLAN, Pericles and Orphée [recto]; not titled [skull] [verso] Enlarge 1 /2
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Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Pericles and Orphée [recto]
not titled [skull] [verso]
(1948) Title Notes: Title "Pericles & Orphee" given in listing from Agapitos/Wilson. Date estimated as 1948, when the program is believed to have been drafted. (KA 31/3/08)
Place made: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in black pencil and carbon transfer drawing Support: smooth white paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in image in reverse, 'N'. not dated. Titled as parts of recto image, 'PERICLES' and 'ORPHEE'.
Dimensions: image 22.8 h x 17.8 w cm sheet 22.8 h x 17.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.1095AB
Subject: Collection: The James Agapitos and Ray Wilson collection of Australian surrealist art, acquired, 2007. Australia, Art style: Surrealism Theatre arts, Australia
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
  • Agapitos/Wilson Collection, Sydney
  • Purchase by the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007