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SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Ned Kelly: In the Bush 1955

$550,000–750,000

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SIDNEY NOLAN

1917-1992
Ned Kelly: In the Bush 1955

enamel paint on composition board
signed and dated 'Nolan 55 /' lower right; signed, dated and inscribed 'for Cynthia 1956 / Nolan / (Kelly series) in bush' verso
61.2 x 51.3 cm

  • Lot Sold $700,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $875,000 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Sidney Nolan, London
Cynthia Nolan, London, acquired from the above in 1956
The Estate of Cynthia Nolan, London
Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
John Fairfax Holdings Limited, Sydney, acquired from the in 1979
The Fairfax Corporate Collection of Australian Paintings, Sotheby's Australia, Sydney, 17 November 2002, lot 6, illustrated
Company Collection, Sydney
Company Collection, Melbourne
Australian & International Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Sydney, 24 September 2008, lot 30, illustrated
Private Collection, United Kingdom, acquired from the above
Important Australian & International Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 22 November 2011, lot 26, illustrated
Private Collection, Perth, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Sidney Nolan, The Redfern Gallery, London, 3-28 May 1955, no. 15, 'In the Bush', (45 gns)
On loan to the Power Gallery of Contemporary Art, The Power Institute of Fine Arts, The University of Sydney, 1974
The Cynthia Nolan Collection of Paintings by Sidney Nolan, David Jones' Art Gallery, Sydney, 7-26 July 1975, no. 17, 'Kelly Series in Bush'

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