Posts made in January, 2014

Re-discovered Nolan images include a second 1947 “Mrs Fraser”

Posted by on Jan 25, 2014 in Heide, Nolan | 1 comment

Re-discovered Nolan images include a second 1947 “Mrs Fraser”

ABSTRACT. Sidney Nolan’s 1947 painting¬†Mrs Fraser, now in the collection of the Queensland Art Gallery, is one of his best known works. I recently discovered an image of a companion work, along with images of several other hitherto unreported works from the February 1948 exhibition of twelve Fraser Island paintings at Moreton Galleries in Brisbane. There now remains just one of the dozen with no known image.     BACKGROUND Sidney Nolan turned 30 on 22 April 1947. His twenties...

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