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ID number ART91321
Title [Gallipoli figures in battle]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Nolan, Sidney
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 9 June 1962
Medium textile dye on coated paper
Measurement overall: 52.2 x 63.8 cm


Two Gallipoli figures in combat, partly immersed in sea water. The artist stated (interview 13 April 1978) that these figures partly represented classical figures wrestling giants, e.g. Hercules and Antaeus, or Homeric heroes in battle.