Sidney NOLAN, Mountain scene in the Scottish highlands Enlarge 1 /1

Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Mountain scene in the Scottish highlands 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 as part of collaged image in black ink, 'MOUNTAIN SCENE IN THE SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS'.
Tertiary Insc: Verso printed in black ink, 'Death of Edward 1, p.205'
Dimensions: image 14.5 h x 9.4 w cm sheet 20.0 h x 13.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of James Agapitos OAM and Ray Wilson OAM 2007
Accession No: NGA 2007.888
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