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Dredge, Paula

Sidney Nolan : the artist's materials / Paula Dredge ; with contributions by Anne Carter and Gillian Osmond.

Los Angeles : The Getty Conservation Institute, [2020]
Physical Description:
vii, 136 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Reference Library
NJ18.N69 D74 2020 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
"The first comprehensive study of Sidney Nolan's methods and techniques and the sixth book in the Artist's Materials series, which explores the unique and unconventional materials used by contemporary artists and the challenges encountered by professionals tasked with conserving their works"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Terms:
Artists' materials -- Analysis.
Artists' materials -- Analysis.
Nolan, Sidney, 1917-1992.
Nolan, Sidney, 1917-1992.
Paint materials -- Analysis.
Paint materials -- Analysis.
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Technique.
Painting, Modern -- Technique.
Carter, Anne (Conservator), contributor.
Osmond, Gillian, contributor.
Getty Conservation Institute, issuing body.

  • St. Kilda Reflections: 1938-1941
  • Artist's oil, boot polish, and blotting paper
  • Set design
  • Gloss paint
  • Nitrocellulose lacquer
  • Wartime Wimmera: 1942-1944
  • Drafted
  • Diaries and letters
  • Dulux
  • Wartime supports
  • Nolan's Ripolin
  • Sheffield exhibitions
  • Postwar Kelly: 1945-1947
  • Ripolin
  • An anomaly
  • Queensland journeys: 1947 (with Anne Carter and Gillian Osmond)
  • Painting on Fraser Island
  • Nolan's salvaged masonite on Fraser Island
  • Mrs. Fraser, 1947
  • Sydney
  • Sydney and London success: 1948-1982
  • The Wahroonga Studio
  • Driers
  • London
  • Polyvinyl acetate (PVA)
  • Helizarin dyes
  • Artist's oil paints and alkyd gel medium
  • The last studio: 1983-1992
  • Remnants of Australia
  • Ripolin
  • Spray cans
  • A return to oil
  • Observations on condition and conservation
  • Appendix 1. Analysis of Nolan's paints in works from 1939 to 1964, with methods of analysis
  • Appendix 2. Analysis of a selection of Nolan's materials from the Wahroonga and Rodd studios, with methods of sampling and analysis
  • Analysis of a selection of Nolan's Wahroonga studio materials
  • Analysis of drying oils and resins in a selection of Nolan's Ripolin paints from the Wahroonga studio
  • Analysis of a selection of paints from the Rodd studio
  • Appendix 3. Works of art sampled.