Gallipoli figures in battle

Accession Number ART91321
Collection type Art
Title Gallipoli figures in battle
Measurement overall: 52.2 x 63.8 cm
Object types Drawing
Maker Nolan, Sidney
Date made 9 June 1962
Copyright AWM copyright

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.

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