[Gallipoli landscape VIII]

Accession Number ART91231
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 30.5 x 25.4 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description wax crayon and textile dye on coated paper
Maker Nolan, Sidney
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1961
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Gallipoli landscape in green. The technique Nolan has used to scrape back the paint surface evokes a sense of an arid , unforgiving landscape. The sky is streaked with white crayon which resembles explosions and smoke in the murky sky.