Sidney NOLAN, Christ crucified Enlarge 1 /1

Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Christ crucified December 1940 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, collage of cut and rearranged wood-engravings from nineteenth century illustrated books, additions in colour crayons Support: white wove paper

Primary Insc: signed and dated verso right edge in blue-black ink, 'Dec. 1940. Nolan'. title printed lower centre below image in black ink, 'CHRIST CRUCIFIED'. inscribed verso in blue-black ink, 'Christ crucified'.
Dimensions: image 12.7 h x 9.4 w cm sheet 13.2 h x 9.8 w cm backing sheet 15.0 h x 11.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.887
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