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SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Kelly and Horse 1955

Estimate $350,000 – $450,000

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SIDNEY NOLAN

1917-1992
Kelly and Horse 1955

oil and enamel paint on composition board
signed 'N.' lower right; signed, dated and inscribed '14 / KELLY + HORSE / MARCH 1955 / NOLAN' verso
51.4 x 76.2 cm
frame: original, maker unknown, London

  • Lot Sold $350,000 (Hammer Price)
  • $429,545 (Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium)

Provenance

Sidney Nolan, London
The Redfern Gallery, London
Elsa Barker-Mill, London, acquired from the above on 4 May 1955
Private Collection, London, by descent from the above
Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer)
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Sidney Nolan, The Redfern Gallery, London, 3-28 May 1955, no. 14, (50 gns)
Sidney Nolan, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, June - July 1957, no. 62
Sidney Nolan: A Centenary Exhibition: Masterpieces from Private Collections, Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer), Sydney, 27 March - 9 April 2017, no. 22, illustrated

Literature

Geoffrey Smith, Sidney Nolan: A Centenary Exhibition: Masterpieces from Private Collections, Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer), Sydney, 2017, pp. 48, 49 (illustrated)

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