Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Swimmer September 1958
Collection Title: Gallipoli series
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in enamel paint over wax crayon Support: thin glossy cardboard

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre in pen and black ink, 'Nolan' ('N' reversed). Signed and dated and titled verso lower edge in pen and black ink, 'Swimmer. Sept 1958 / Nolan New York' ('N' in 'Nolan' reversed).
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in red fibre-tipped pen, 'N227'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '35' (in circle). Inscribed verso lower right in pen and black ink, 'A40'.
Dimensions: sheet 30.4 h x 25.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.852
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Gallery, Sydney, 1976.