CRETE, 1956

Important Australian Fine Art + International Art
Melbourne
27 November 2019
100

SIDNEY NOLAN

(1917 – 1992)
CRETE, 1956

oil on paper

25.0 x 30.5 cm

signed lower right: Nolan
signed with initial, dated and inscribed verso: 12A / Cretan Sketch / 30-1-56 / - N
inscribed and dated on backing board verso: CRETAN SKETCH / 30.1.56

Estimate: 
$5,000 – 8,000
Sold for $10,370 (inc. BP) in Auction 59 - 27 November 2019, Melbourne
Provenance

possibly: Cynthia Nolan, United Kingdom
Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane
Private collection, Queensland, acquired from the above in 1984 (as ‘Souvenir of Crete’)
The Estate of the above, Queensland

Exhibited

possibly: Sidney Nolan, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 12 June – 31 July 1957, cat. 132