Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Christmas day collage 25 December 1939 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, collage of printed book illustrations and text, photographic paper and paper with oil paint Support: photographic paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in oil paint, 'nolan' [first 'N' in lower case format, second 'N' reversed]. dated lower right in ink, '25th Dec 39'.
Dimensions: image 24.6 h x 25.0 w cm sight 32.4 h x 39.0 w cm sheet 35.4 h x 43.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1992
Accession No: NGA 92.1144.4
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
Provenance:
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from the artist, 1992.