Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917
London, England 1992
- England and Australia from 1950
not titled [design for drop curtain for Cocteau's 'Orphée']
1948 Description: for the play produced by Sydney University Dramatic Society
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Materials & Technique:
drawings, gouache; graphite; ink; paper drawing in gouache, black pencil, and carbon transfer drawing with collage of magazine illustrations Support: paper
Primary Insc: Signed and dated on verso upper left, 'Sidney Nolan / 1949'.
Inscribed upper left pencil, ''Orphee' / Curtain'.
Inscribed in reverse as part of work in pencil, 'Orphée hunts Eurydice's lost life'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed verso upper left in pencil, 'Sydney 1949 / SUDS production / Sydney University (Sam Hughes)'.
Inscribed verso lower centre in pencil, 'Cynthia / with love / XX / London Nov 56'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in pencil, 'AG 2668'.
image 25.4 h x 30.6 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 30.6 w cm
: Purchased 1986 Accession No
: NGA 87.699 Subject
: Theatre arts, Australia
Australia, Art style: Surrealism Image rights
: © Sidney Nolan Trust