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Sidney Nolan, b.1917


Gallipoli is a 1955 work by Sidney Nolan. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumGouache and watercolour on paper
Dimensions 30 x 24.7 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
Item NumberIMMA.332 GL
Copyright For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].
Image Caption
Sidney Nolan, Gallipoli, 1955, Gouache and watercolour on paper, 30 x 24.7 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992

For copyright information, please contact the IMMA Collections team: [email protected].

About the Artist

Sidney Nolan 1917–1992

Australia’s most famous 20th century painter Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) attended the National Gallery of Victoria School of Art. Nolan began his best known series of paintings on the theme of Ned Kelly in 1945. Based in London from 1953, he travelled extensively in Europe, Africa, China and Antarctica. Nolan also made several visits to Ireland. Six of his Wild Geese series, inspired by the flight of Irish Jacobite soldiers in the 1690s, were donated to the IMMA Collection on the foundation of the Museum in 1991. Nolan’s Ned Kelly series was exhibited at IMMA in 2012.
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