Sidney NOLAN, Bushranger head with red and yellow mask Enlarge 1 /1

On display on Level 1

Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Bushranger head with red and yellow mask [Bushranger with mask (Sayers and Lynn: "Sidney Nolan's Ned Kelly" p52)] 1 January 1947
Collection Title: Bushrangers' heads
Place made: Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in charcoal and enamel paint Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, '1-1-47 N' ('N' reversed).
Dimensions: sheet 31.4 h x 25.2 w cm sight 31.8 h x 25.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.555
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
Provenance:
  • Collection of John and Sunday Reed 1947-78.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from John and Sunday Reed, Melbourne, 1978.