Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917
London, England 1992
- England and Australia from 1950
Set design for the ballet Icare
Collection Title: the Ballets Russes' production of Icare [Icarus]
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Creation Notes: Sydney
Materials & Technique:
drawings, cardboard; gouache; graphite; ink; paper drawing in gouache, brush and ink, black pencil and collaged elements Support: cardboard mounted on cardboard
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Primary Insc: Signed upper centre, brush and blue ink 'Sidney Nolan' ('N' not reversed).
Dated lower centre, red fibre-tipped pen '1940'.
Inscribed l.c., red and blue fibre-tipped pens 'Icare'.
Tertiary Insc: Stamp l.l. 'Lifar'.
Inscribed l.l., blue pencil 'Sydney'.
Stamp l.r. 'Academie Nationale de Musique et de Danse/Serge Lifar/Maitre/de /Ballet'.
Inscribed l.r., blue pencil 'Australie'.
sheet 37.8 h x 41.2 w cm sight 36.9 h x 40.1 w cm
: Purchased 1984 Accession No
: NGA 84.879 Subject
: Theatre arts, Australia
Australia, Art style: Surrealism Image rights
: © Sidney Nolan Trust