Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Shakespeare sonnet No.140 5 July 1967 Description: That I may not be so, nor thou belied. Bear thine eyes straight though thy proud heart go wide
Materials & Technique: drawings, drawing in wax crayon, brush and colour inks Support: glossy paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in brush and ink, 'Nolan' (both 'n's reversed). Dated and inscribed verso centre left in ballpoint pen, 'Shakespeare / Sonnet / 5th July 1967 / Nolan'. Inscribed verso lower right in ballpoint pen, 'Sonnet 140'.
Dimensions: sheet 63.5 h x 50.6 w cm sight 64.0 h x 51.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1967
Accession No: NGA 67.69
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Macquarie Galleries, Canberra, 1969.