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Lot #20 - Sidney Nolan

  • Auction House:
    Bonhams Australia
  • Sale Name:
    Sidney Nolan | The Early Years | Online Auction
  • Sale Date:
    09 Mar 2023 ~ 2pm (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    20
  • Lot Description:
    Sidney Nolan
    (1917-1992)
    The Little Red Pain, 1940
    oil on board
    29.5 x 38.0cm (11 5/8 x 14 15/16in).
    signed, dated and inscribed lower right: '"The Little Red Pain" Nolan April / 1940'; inscribed verso: '"The little red pain" / April 1940 / Folk'
    Please note this work can be viewed in our Melbourne gallery. Also please note this work is not framed.
  • Provenance:
    Sir Sidney Nolan, United Kingdom, until 1992; Lady Nolan, United Kingdom, until 2016; The Estate of Lady Nolan, United Kingdom
  • Exhibited:
    Sidney Nolan: 1937 to 1979, Arts Centre, New Metropole, Folkestone, 5 May - 3 June 1979, cat. 1-15, as Experimental works early 40's
  • Notes:
    RELATED WORK: Barry Pearce, Sidney Nolan, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, cat. 6, p. 92 (illus.). Painted in Melbourne in the autumn of 1940, this is part of a small series Nolan painted soon after returning from Sydney where he had been publicly lauded for his set designs for the Russian ballet. He was then preparing for his first exhibition that opened on the 11th June at his studio at 230 Russell Street.
  • Estimate:
    A$5,000 - 8,000
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Art

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