Sidney NOLAN, not titled [Abstract composition] Enlarge 1 /1

Sidney NOLAN

Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992

  • England and Australia from 1950

not titled [Abstract composition] December 1940 Title Notes: No title listing on file
Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, collages, collage of cut paper with additions in black pencil Support: exposed photographic paper

Primary Insc: Signed and dated lower right in black pencil, 'Dec 1940 / Nolan'. Inscribed verso upper centre in pen and black ink, 'To John / Christmas 1940 / Sid and Elizabeth'.
Dimensions: sheet 8.2 h x 10.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Barrett Reid 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.689
Subject: Australia, Art style: Surrealism
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.