Elephant 1963. Sidney Nolan.
Sidney Nolan

1917 - 1992

Elephant 1963

Mixed media
63.5 x 52 cm
Signed; also signed, inscribed Easter Sunday and dated 1963 on reverse

Provenance: Lady Nolan until 2011; Private collection, Sale


“Nolan has always been fascinated by elephants.  They appear in several African Journey oil paintings and works on paper: huge, gentle silhouettes which can move so quietly. Nolan’s creatures are camouflaged in their landscape; dissolved and integrated into the whole surface of the painting.” Refer Sidney Nolan: Landscapes and Legends, Jane Clark, National Gallery of Victoria, 1987, page 144            

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