Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917
London, England 1992
- England and Australia from 1950
Jaguar seizing a manatee
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, collages, collage of cut and rearranged wood-engravings from nineteenth century illustrated books Support: white wove paper
Primary Insc: Signed and dated verso left edge sideways in blue-black ink, 'Dec. 1940. Nolan'.
Title printed lower centre below image in black ink, 'JAGUAR SEIZING A MANATEE'.
Inscribed verso centre in blue-black ink, 'illustration to Rimbaud/ Fairy tale./ Beaten Tracks/ On the night the summer dawn/ wakes the leaves the mists/ and the sounds in the corner of/ the park. The slopes on the left/ clasp in their purple shade -/ drawn by trotting mares,/ blue and black./ _Also woman and landscape/ many also, s. F _ Rimbaud'.
image 9.8 h x 15.5 w cm sheet 13.3 h x 19.5 w cm
: Gift of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007 Accession No
: NGA 2007.892 Subject
: Australia, Art style: Surrealism Image rights
: © Sidney Nolan Trust
- Jinx Nolan, step-daughter of the artist, by descent
- Acquired by James Agapitos and Ray Wilson from Jinx Nolan, Boston
- Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, of the Agapitos/Wilson Collection, from James Agapitos and Ray Wilson, Sydney, 2007