Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917
London, England 1992
- England and Australia from 1950
The coach-whip snake
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 in blue-black ink, 'Dec. 1940, Nolan'.
Title printed lower left below image in black ink, 'THE COACH-WHIP SNAKE'.
Inscribed verso upper centre in blue-black ink, 'illustration to Rimbaud'.
image 15.1 h x 10.1 w cm sheet (irregular) 13.3 h x 19.4 w cm
: Gift of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007 Accession No
: NGA 2007.898 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