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    Sale 7653

    Modern and Contemporary Australian and South African Art

    16 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 38

    Sir Sidney Robert Nolan, O.M., R.A. (1917-1992)

    River

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Sir Sidney Robert Nolan, O.M., R.A. (1917-1992)
    River
    signed with initial, inscribed and dated 'Cynthia xx Paris Nxx Dec 4th. 1957.' on the reverse
    mixed media on paper
    unframed
    10 x 12in. (25.4 x 30.4cm.)


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    Nolan was in Paris at the end of 1957 studying engraving and lithography at Hayter's Studio 17. He and Cynthia had moved from Paddington to their new riverside house in Putney on the Thames at the beginning of the year.

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    Provenance

    Private collection, England.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN