Sidney NOLAN, Moon boy with ears (recto); (Face) (verso) Enlarge 1 /2
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Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

Moon boy with ears (recto)
(Face) (verso)
14 September 1940 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, cardboard; graphite drawing in black pencil Support: thick cardboard

Primary Insc: not signed. inscribed lower right in black pencil, 'Moon boy with ears' (smudged with wet finger). inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, 'Moon Boy with Ears / 14 Sept 1940 August' [sic]
Dimensions: image a) 25.4 h x 20.3 w cm image b) 6.3 h x 5.0 w cm sheet 25.4 h x 20.3 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Barrett Reid 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1105AB
Image rights: © Sidney Nolan Trust
Provenance:
  • Collection of John and Sunday Reed, Melbourne.
  • By descent to Barrett Reid, Melbourne.
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Barrett Reid, Melbourne, 1987.