PROMETHEUS: IO AND BABY, 1968

The Gould Collection of Important Australian Art
Sydney
15 March 2017
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SIDNEY NOLAN

(1917 – 1992)
PROMETHEUS: IO AND BABY, 1968

wax crayon and fabric dye on paper

30.5 x 25.5 cm

dated and inscribed with title verso: Lowell-Prometheus / 8 Feb 68 / Io and baby

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 7,000
Sold for $4,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 47 - 15 March 2017, Sydney
Provenance

John Hull, London
Gould collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Sidney Nolan: Landscape and Legends, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 7 March – 15 April 2001 and Gould Galleries, Sydney, 2 May – 3 June 2001, cat. 41 (illus. in exhibition catalogue)
Sidney Nolan: Myth and Country, Gould Galleries, Melbourne, 9 November – 4 December 2005, cat. 32 (illus. in exhibition catalogue)

Literature

Rosenthal, T. G., Sidney Nolan, Thames and Hudson, London, 2002, pp. 263 (illus.), 149