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Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

ATELIER 17

Paris commenced 1927

print workshop (organisation)

  • New York

not titled [abstract vortex]. c. 1958 Place made: Atelier 17, Academie Ranson, rue Joseph Bara, Paris, Île-de-France, Ville de Paris department, France
Materials & Technique: prints, aquatint and spit-bite aquatint, printed in black ink, from one plate Support: medium-weight smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: working state
Impression: undesignated impression
Edition: edition unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso lower right in black fibre-tipped pen, 'N 079 [inverted]'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 39.5 h x 33.9 w cm sheet (torn) 50.0 h x 40.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2016.
Accession No: NGA 2016.419
Provenance:
  • With the artist at his death and subsequently transferred to his widow, Lady Mary Nolan.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from the Estate of Lady Nolan, Powys, Wales, through the facilitator Mark Fraser Fine Art, Parkville, Victoria, 2016.