Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Planes and parachutes, Port Phillip Bay II [Planes crash] c.1942
Collection Title: Plane crash series
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, ink; paper drawing in brush and black ink and brush and colour inks Support: paper

Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, 'AG2663'.
Dimensions: sheet 18.0 h x 24.6 w cm sight 18.5 h x 25.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.570
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
  • Gift to Cynthia Nolan (the artist's wife), from the artist.
  • Bequeathed to Robin Banks (a close friend of Cynthia Nolan), Scotland, 1976.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Australian Galleries, Sydney, 1987.